Summer Red Pepper Tortellini Salad

"This recipe is off a 3x5 card from Pfaltzfraff. Posting this for ZWT. Be sure to make your dressing for this salad a day ahead so that the herbs can enhance the flavor."
photo by Bayhill photo by Bayhill
photo by Bayhill
photo by Sharlene~W photo by Sharlene~W
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  • Dressing:

  • Make this 1 day in advance.
  • Mix all ingredients together and blend well. Store in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Salad:

  • Put all Salad ingredients in a large bowl, use one cup of salad dressing and mix.

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  1. k.fullerton
    What a great summer salad! I have made it twice and my family inhaled it. I did add a few extra veggies I had laying around( cucumber, tomato etc.) I really liked the extra crunch these gave to the salad but thats just me. This salad is a full meal with just some garlic bread sticks or rolls. Will be making again and again.
  2. Sharlene~W
    Great salad. Easy to fix. Thoroughly enjoyed. Finish it off with freshly ground black pepper and shredded Parmesan cheese! I made it the night before using only 1 cup of the dressing. Served it the next day for lunch and ended up adding the remaining dressing. Absolutely awesome.
  3. cindymcleod62
    Loved every bite and so did my company!
  4. rugrl18
    I thought this was too oily. I added some tomatoes and added extra olives and cheese, but there was still way too much oil in the dressing.
  5. Bayhill
    Yummy salad!! Very quick and easy to make with loads of color and taste. I did add 1 tsp of sugar to the dressing and tossed in 1/4 cup fresh, shredded Parmesan cheese. My family loved this salad and I will definitely be making it again. Thanks for this wonderful, easy is definitely a keeper!!


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