Tortellini Pasta Salad


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Tortellini Pasta Salad

Maya Visnyei

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


  • 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


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

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

This article was originally published on Jun 18, 2018

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