Four Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad

    Four Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad

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    20min


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    About this recipe: This is a great summer party dish! Serve these marinated tortellinis on a platter with cocktail sticks or fancy skewers! Feel free to add chunks of celery, mange-tout, red, yellow or green pepper.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 2 (300g) packets of four cheese tortellini pasta
    • 80ml red wine vinegar
    • 175ml olive oil
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • salt to taste
    • freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 140g black olives
    • 30g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Boil a pot of water and cook tortellini until al dente or according to package directions.
    2. While pasta is cooking, prepare marinade: Combine vinegar, mustard, garlic, basil, parsley and onions. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Drain tortellini and rinse in cold water. Pour marinade over tortellini, add olives (and optional ingredients, if you want) and refrigerate. When ready to serve, add Parmesan and some more fresh parsley for garnish.

    Note:

    You can find ready made cheese tortellini in most large supermarkets in the pasta section.

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