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Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad recipe? Learn how to make Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kimmiles

Makes 6 servings



Cooking Light- Extravirgin olive oil and two kinds of vinegar make an easy, classic dressing for this pasta-and-vegetable salad. You can also try this with chicken or mushroom tortellini or cheese ravioli. Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups) add 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered if desired (403 calories/serving)

Recipe Ingredients for Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad

18 ounce fresh cheese tortellini
1 1/2 cups asparagus, (1 1/2-inch-long) slices fresh (about 1 pound)
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 cups arugula, trimmed
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, (3 ounces) pregrated fresh 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

Recipe Directions for Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add asparagus to pasta during last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain.

  2. While pasta cooks, combine vinegars, oil, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add pasta mixture, arugula, and remaining ingredients; toss to coat.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 195.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
358
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
462mg
19%
Potassium
233mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
48.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
16.5g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 18% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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