Tortellini salad loaded with salami, capicola ham, pepperoni, fresh mozzarella cheese, homemade basic Italian dressing and much more. Perfect picnic salad.
Course pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword pasta salad, tortellini, tortellini salad
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 13minutes
Total Time 33minutes
Servings 6(Makes about 9 cups)
Author Lyuba Brooke
20ozthree cheese tortellini
10ozcherry tomatoescut in half
8ozfresh mozzarella cheesechopped
2Tbspminced Italian parsley
1/2cupvirgin olive oil
2Tbspwhite balsamic vinegarwhite wine vinegar can be substituted
1Tbspfresh lemon juice
1/4tspcrushed red pepper flakesUse more or less according to personal taste
Cook tortellini according to the package, drain well and transfer into a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with a little bit of olive oil so it won't stick together and let it cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
Chop meats, tomatoes, banana peppers and cheese. Add it to the cooled tortellini in the bowl.
Mince herbs and add it to the mixing bowl as well. Add some salt and mix well.
In a jar with a lid, combine ingredients for the dressing. Close the jar and shake well.
Pour dressing into the bowl with tortellini mixture and mix until fully incorporated.