Cheese Tortellini and Bacon Salad

    Cheese Tortellini and Bacon Salad


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    About this recipe: This pasta salad is not only delicious, it's also quick and easy to make. Cheese tortellini is tossed with crispy bacon, crunchy broccoli, succulent baby plum tomatoes and spring onions in a coleslaw dressing.

    Serves: 10 

    • 500g fresh cheese tortellini
    • 450g streaky bacon
    • 375g chopped broccoli
    • 300g baby plum tomatoes, halved
    • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
    • 250ml coleslaw dressing

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Cook the tortellini according to the package instructions, drain, rinse with cold water and refrigerate until cool, about 30 minutes.
    2. Place the bacon in a large, deep frying pan and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon on a kitchen towel-lined plate. Chop the bacon into 1.25cm pieces while still a little warm.
    3. Place the tortellini, bacon, broccoli, baby plum tomatoes and spring onions into a salad bowl. Pour the dressing over the ingredients and toss lightly to coat. Chill in refrigerator before serving.

    Cook's note

    If you're not a fan of coleslaw dressing, feel free to substitute in any other salad dressing.

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