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Tortellini Spinach Pasta Salad

Tortellini Spinach Pasta Salad


  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Tortellini Spinach Pasta Salad is a cold salad that comes together in a snap. Just a couple of store-bought ingredients with fresh spinach and you have the perfect summer salad.


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Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Frozen Cheese Tortellini
  • 1 bag of Baby Spinach
  • 6 TBS of Pre-made Packaged Pesto
  • 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Pearls
  • 3 Deli slices of Proscuitto torn into small pieces
  • 10 Sun-Dried Tomatoes – diced (DO NOT USE the smoked style!)
  • 1/4 Cup Pine Nuts

Instructions

  1. Cook the Tortellini according to the package instructions.
  2. Rinse the tortellini and set it in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to cool.
  3. When the tortellini is cool, arrange the spinach and tortellini on a serving platter.
  4. Add the mozzarella pearls and sundried tomatoes.
  5. Tuck in the small piece of Proscuitto.
  6. Drizzle small amounts of the pesto and top with pine nuts.
  7. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Notes

Make-ahead tip: Cook the tortellini a day ahead and store it in the refrigerator so that it is nice and cold.

  • Category: Summer Salad
  • Method: Easy Recipe
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Summer Salad, easy recipe