Greek Tortellini Salad

 

Greek Tortellini Salad - I jazzed the traditional Greek Salad up by adding cheese tortellini to the mix. This salad can be made ahead of time, which is a huge bonus. It is also a great salad to take to summer barbecues, pool parties, and picnics.

Summary: I jazzed the traditional Greek Salad up by adding cheese tortellini to the mix. This salad can be made ahead of time, which is a huge bonus.  It is also a great salad to take to summer barbecues, pool parties, and picnics.

Greek Tortellini Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 (20 ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup kalamata olives, pit removed and chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Drain the tortellini and rinse with cold water.
  2. Place the tortellini in a large bowl. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, olives, red onion, and feta cheese.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir until salad is well coated. Serve immediately or place in the refrigerator.

Recipe and Photo:  Two Peas and their Pod / CC  BY-NC-SA

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