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Pizza Tortellini Salad on a white plate with small tomatoes and greens in the background
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Pizza Tortellini Salad

Pizza Tortellini Salad - this easy pasta salad recipe is full of pizza flavor with cheese tortellini, pepperoni, bell peppers, olives, tomatoes and a homemade balsamic dressing! It's perfect for a summer potluck!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 278kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost $10

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 1 about 19 ounce bag Cheese Tortellini cooked according to package directions
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup Pepperoni slices halved
  • 1 can 8 ounces sliced black olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
  • Balsamic Dressing recipe follows, or use your favorite brand

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon or spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon diced shallot
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper or to taste

Instructions

  • Stir together cooked tortellini, pepper, tomatoes, pepperoni, olives, and shredded parmesan in a large serving bowl.
  • To make dressing: add all ingredients to a mason jar or dressing container. Seal and shake well to combine.
  • Dress the salad with desired amount of dressing. There will be dressing left over; store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  • Pasta salad is good prepared for up to 2 days; store tightly covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1mg