About this recipe:In this unique but easy to make pasta salad, crisp broccoli is tossed with cheese tortellini in a creamy dressing. Raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion finish the dish. This recipe is great for picnics.
6 slices bacon
550g fresh cheese-filled tortellini
8 tablespoons mayonnaise
100g caster sugar
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
3 heads broccoli, cut into florets
150g sunflower seeds
1 red onion, finely chopped
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:20min › Ready in:30min
Place bacon in a deep frying pan. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, dice and set aside.
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Cook tortellini in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and rinse under cold water.
In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar to make the dressing.
In a large bowl, combine broccoli, tortellini, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss.