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Tortellini Pasta Salad for Picnic #SundaySupper – Supper for a Steal

Memorial Day is tomorrow! Are you looking for a last minute idea to bring to a picnic or BBQ? The #SundaySupper team has a few to share. Check out all of the links below.

This week I’m sharing one of my so simple it doesn’t even need a recipe, recipes. I make pasta salads when I need an easy lunch or a quick dish to bring to a party. Usually I just hunt through the fridge to see what veggies I have, toss with some cooked pasta, cheese, and a vinaigrette dressing.

When I want to make it a little fancier I use tortellini, instead of just a regular pasta. This dish is great for a BBQ because it gives the vegetarians a filling choice. You may want to double the recipe if you are expecting a lot of people. There is something about the tortellini that makes everyone go crazy for this.

Tortellini Pasta Salad - Supper for a Steal

Tortellini Pasta Salad for Picnic #SundaySupper

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Serves: 4-6
  • 2 cups tortellini, frozen
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • ⅓ cup Italian or Greek dressing
  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions in a pot of salted water. In the last 30 seconds of cooking add spinach to wilt. Drain and let spinach and pasta cool before assembling the salad.
  2. Toss tortellini, spinach, grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta cheese, and dressing together and let marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.


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