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Pesto Tortellini Salad in a white bowl

Pesto Tortellini Salad

Pesto Tortellini Salad is the perfect pasta salad! Filled with cheese tortellini and peas it's coated with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes! Everyone always raves about this recipe!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta salad, pesto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 508kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost $8


  • 1 19 ounce bag frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups frozen peas thawed
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto see note
  • 1 8 ounce jar julienned sun-dried tomatoes drained
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts


  • Cook tortellini according to package directions. During the last 2 minutes of cooking time add the frozen peas to heat them up. Drain well.
  • Toss with pesto. Let the past cool.
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan, and pine nuts. Toss and serve cold.
  • Store in refrigerator. Good for up to 3 days.


Use more pesto (or less) for a stronger or milder flavor.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 10g