Rating: 4.5 stars
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Fresh herbs and lemon juice give this cheese tortellini the refreshing flavor of summer. It is a wonderful dish for picnics. Ideas for variations: garbanzo beans, green peas, grated carrots, and/or broccoli flowerets.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil; stir in tortellini and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the tortellini float to the top and the filling is hot, about 3 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a jar, combine vinegar, olive oil, fresh herbs, lemon juice, garlic powder, and hot sauce. Seal, and shake until well mixed. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

  • In a large bowl combine tortellini, peppers, onion, and olives. Pour lemon dressing over salad, and toss to coat pasta. Cover, and chill for at least 4 hours.

  • Before serving, toss in feta and Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; protein 8.2g; carbohydrates 21.5g; fat 19.2g; cholesterol 18.7mg; sodium 352.5mg. Full Nutrition
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