Tortellini Pasta Salad

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cook time: 5 minutes
Tortellini Pasta Salad

Maya Visnyei

Perfect for a picnic or easy dinner, this versatile tortellini pasta salad travels well when packed for lunch, too.


Ingredients

  • 350 g cheese tortellini
  • 2 tbsp pesto
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt , to taste
  • black pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup halved grape tomato
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves , torn

Instructions

  • Cook cheese tortellini in boiling salted water until just tender.Drain and rinse with running water until cold.
  • Toss with pesto and olive oil. Season with a pinch each salt and pepper and toss with grape tomatoes and basil leaves.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 334,
  • Protein
  • 11 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47 g,
  • Fat
  • 11 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 552 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2014 issue. Photo by Maya Visnyei.