Easy Tortellini Pesto Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Lisa1

Quick to make pasta salad. This is one of my main-stay potluck recipes. Sometimes I use 3/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers in place of tomatoes.

Top Review by Katie RR

This was great! I made this as a side dish for burger night, and I plan on making it again for an upcoming potluck. I used cherry tomatoes too. (I love the sweet taste with pesto)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tomatoes, chopped and seeded
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 (9 ounce) packages refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 (7 ounce) containerrefrigerated pesto sauce (apx. 1 cup)
  • 2 cups cubed mozzarella cheese


  1. Toss chopped tomatoes with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Cooked tortellini according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Gently toss until well combined.
  4. Refrigerate for at least two hours or overnight.
  5. Serve at room temperature.

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