Broccoli and Tortellini Salad

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Crisp, fresh broccoli and cheese tortellini with a creamy dressing are the basis of this salad. Raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion dress it up. This recipe is most requested at potlucks.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon

  • 20 ounces fresh cheese-filled tortellini

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar

  • 3 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook tortellini in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and rinse under cold water.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar to make the dressing.

  4. In a large bowl, combine broccoli, tortellini, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

322 Calories
16g Fat
39g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 322
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 341mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 68mg 342%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 372mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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