Cheese Tortellini Salad

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  • Published Mar 24th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings8
  • Calories641
This quick and easy picnic salad mixes cheese tortellini, pepperoni, provolone cheese, olives, and artichoke hearts with Italian-style salad dressing.

Cheese Tortellini Salad Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cheese Tortellini Salad for 8 servings:

  • 3 (250 g) packages cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 pound pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, chopped
  • 2 (6.5 ounce) jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives
  • 1/2 (8 ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing, or more to taste
  • 1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian salad dressing mix (such as Good Seasons®)
  • ground black pepper to taste

Cheese Tortellini Salad Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Cheese Tortellini Salad, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cheese Tortellini Salad is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Cheese Tortellini Salad within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cheese Tortellini Salad easily:

  1. 1 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil. Cook tortellini at a boil, stirring occasionally, until the pasta floats to the top and the filling is hot, 6 to 8 minutes; drain. Rinse tortellini with cold water until completely cooled; drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. 2 Stir pepperoni, provolone cheese, artichoke hearts, black olives, Italian-style salad dressing, dry Italian dressing mix, and black pepper with the tortellini. Add more Italian dressing just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 641 calories; 36.8 grams of fat; 52.4 grams of carbohydrates; 28.3 grams of protein; 90 milligrams of cholesterol; 2047 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 8th 2018

    I love this recipe! I made it exactly as written for my niece’s wedding shower a few years ago and it was a huge hit. Now Imm asked to bring it to all family functions. I do adjust it a ...

  2. Mar 30th 2017

    I made this salad and took it to work for a pot luck. It was gone before I knew it!!!!

  3. Mar 28th 2016

    One of the best recipes I've found on here! Absolutely delicious!

  4. Oct 23rd 2015

    I am a pasta salad kind of guy. I miss the tortellini salad I used to buy at this deli when I lived in Seattle a few years back. This salad really took me back home. It was delicious and i ...

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  6. Oct 15th 2014

    I have to admit that I followed this recipe loosely. I had about 1/2 of a 20 oz. package of fresh tortellini left that I needed to do something with, and this recipe fit the bill. I didn't h ...

  7. Sep 19th 2014

    Very good recipe... Only had one can of artichokes in water and used Gazebo Room Greek salad dressing. Will make again!!!

  8. This was really tasty! We split the recipe into two portions and to one we added the artichokes (Only had one jar on hand) and to the other half we used pickled banana peppers instead. Sim ...

  9. Jul 20th 2014

    Simple and delicious...a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)