Summer Tortellini Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by kitty.rock

From Southern Living, May 2009 (recipe by Shirley Wood, San Antonio, Texas) this versatile and hearty dish makes a great one-bowl meal. You can substitute one 12-ounce can rinsed and drained albacore tuna for a "Tuna Tortellini Salad", or serve this as a side dish by preparing without any meat. NOTE: Prep/cook time does not include 25 minute chill time. Serving size is approximate.

Top Review by Paula2006

I also enjoyed this recipe I do not eat meat but DH is a carnivore. I just added chicken to his portion. I think shrimp might also go well with this salad. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain and place in a large serving bowl. Stir in chicken, olives, pepper, onion and parsley.
  2. Whisk together mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, and herbes de Provence. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth. Pour over tortellini mixture, tossing to coat. Stir in salt to taste.
  3. Cover and chill at least 25 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs if desired.
  4. NOTE: Substitute 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning for herbes de Provence if desired.

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