Mr. Food: Italian Tortellini Salad

This Italian Tortellini Salad is sure to blow your company away with zesty flavor. Tortellini salad is a huge favorite with foodies looking for a light Italian lunch, and that’s just what we’re doing come summer time. So grab a bowl and enjoy our bright and refreshing Italian Tortellini Salad along side friends and family! After all, Italian dining is all about the company…and the pasta!

What You’ll Need

  • 1 (19-ounce) package frozen three cheese tortellini
  • 2 (1/2-inch-thick) slices deli salami, 1/4-inch diced
  • 1/4 cup sliced pepperoni, cut in half
  • 1 (15-ounce) can quartered artichokes, drained well
  • 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 (1/2-inch-thick) slices deli provolone cheese, 1/4-inch diced
  • 1 cup black olives
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

What to Do

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain, rinse, and drain again.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tortellini, salami, pepperoni, artichokes, tomatoes, provolone cheese, olives, onion, and parsley.

To Make Dressing:

  1. To make the Red Wine Vinaigrette, in a small bowl, whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients. Pour over tortellini mixture and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.