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Mediterranean Tortellini Pasta Salad

Serving Size: 6

 

Ingredients:

Celentano or Italian Village frozen Cheese Tortellini

1 Cup of Tomato, Sliced

1 Cup of Cucumber, Sliced

1  Bell Pepper, Diced

¼ Cup of Red Onion, Diced

¼ Cup of Pitted Kalamata Olives

¼ Cup of Feta Cheese, Crumbled

3 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice or Red Wine Vinegar

3 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Teaspoon of Oregano

1 Garlic Clove, Minced

Salt and Black Pepper, to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook tortellini according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Shake dry and place in mixing bowl.
  2. Mix the tortellini, tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, olives, feta cheese and toss in mixture of the lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, garlic, salt and black pepper. Combine all ingredients together stirring to coat tortellini with the olive oil and seasonings. Serve room temperature or place covered in the refrigerator and serve as a cold salad. Top with additional feta cheese if desired.