Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Tortellini Salad and Basil Dressing Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Tortellini Salad and Basil Dressing

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 40 mins

    40 mins

    2 hrs

    PaulaG's Note:

    This salad is so pretty. Perfect for a ladies lunch served on plates lined with romaine lettuce. The cooking time is the time needed for chilling salad. This recipe comes from The Diabetic Cookbook.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Shopping List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Dressing

    Salad

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl whisk together basil, pectin, mustard, garlic, sugar and pepper.
    2. 2
      Blend in water and vinegar.
    3. 3
      Cover and chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
    4. 4
      While dressing is chilling, cook tortellini according to the package directions omiting the oil and salt.
    5. 5
      Add broccoli and carrots the last 3 minutes of cooking time.
    6. 6
      Rinse with cold running water and allow to drain.
    7. 7
      In large bowl combine the pasta mixture and green onions; drizzle with the dressing.
    8. 8
      Toss to coat, cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
    9. 9
      Before serving, stir in tomato and pea pods.
    10. 10
      Line 4 chilled plates with romaine lettuce leaves and top with tortellini mixture.

    Browse Our Top Ravioli/Tortellini Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 25, 2005

      45

      Beautiful and colorful! Only change I made was to use grape tomatoes instead of a chopped tomato. I love that this uses pectin instead of oil for a nice healthy dressing. The dressing was a bit tangy for me, I would modify it a bit to suit my tastes, although I found the fresh basil absolutely wonderful and a great compliment to the tortellini and veggies. Thanks, Paula, for sharing the recipe!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on September 09, 2005

      55

      What was looking like a disaster turned out great! My broccoli was yellow..so I used baby zucchini, pea pods were frozen so I used green pepper. I didn't think I'd ever get dinner on the table..but once I did DH raved!! We loved the salad, the dressing I followed recipe except using Balsamic instead of rice vinegar. Thank you for a great dinner!! (hope you like the pics..hope I get the darn thing posted lol) Katie

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on July 20, 2005

      55

      Wonderful summer salad which we enjoyed for supper! The only change I made was adding a bit of leftover chicken and used snow peas instead of pea pods. Thanks for sharing this keeper salad!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Tortellini Salad and Basil Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (273 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 246.2
     
    Calories from Fat 45
    18%
    Total Fat 5.0 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 26.7 mg
    8%
    Sodium 257.6 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.6 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    13%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 11.5 g
    23%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    powdered fruit pectin

    rice wine vinegar

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites