Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad



– 1 pkg. cheese tortellini – 1 jar pesto sauce – 1 pkg. pearl mozzarella – 1 cup grape tomatoes – 1/2 cup black olives  – 1/2 cup red onion – 1/2 cup roasted red pepper  – 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded


Step 1: Cook & Drain Tortellini

Cook tortellini for just 90 seconds. Drain and transfer to a bowl of ice water to cool.

Step 2: Add in extra ingredients

To the cooled tortellini, add the mozzarella, tomatoes, olives, red onion and roasted red pepper.

Step 3: Add in the Pesto

To the bowl, add in the jarred pesto sauce.

Step 4: Stir to coat with the pesto

Step 5: Refrigerate the Salad for 2 hours

Add in the shredded Parmesan cheese and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Serve chilled & Enjoy!

Serve this pesto tortellini salad with your favorite grilled chicken, fish or steak.

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