Tortellini, Chicken, and Arugula Salad for Two


A fabulous way to turn your leftovers into a high-protein pasta salad with chicken. The most perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 servings



  • 2 cups cooked tortellini

  • 1 cooked chicken breast, cubed

  • 2 ounces arugula - rinsed, dried, and torn


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons shaved Parmesan cheese, or to taste


  1. Divide cooked tortellini and cooked chicken cubes between 2 salad plates. Top with arugula.

  2. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Pour over arugula mixture and toss to mix well. Sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

558 Calories
26g Fat
52g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 558
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 1096mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 217mg 5%

* 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.