Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

from I changed the amounts of the olive oil and red wine vinegar; it just seemed a little too dry. It's not spicy or anything, so I'm not sure why it's called "firecracker"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Pour into large bowl; cool.
  4. Whisk in vinegar.
  5. Add pasta, tomatoes, broccoli, bell pepper, olives, Parmesan cheese and Romano cheese; toss well to coat.
  6. Refrigerate or serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I make this quite often. My husband LOVES it (and so do I)! He likes to carry this to work whenever they have a group meal.

auntlolo May 26, 2012

I have made this recipe (ok my husband made it) and actually brought it to me in the hospital. It was great. I love cheese tortelli

Chef at Heart May 05, 2007

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