Ideal for everything from a quick supper to a block party feast, this tortellini and veggie salad goes together in just minutes.
1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
1 large carrot, thinly sliced
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 medium red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin, bite-size strips
fresh chives with blossoms (optional)
Meanwhile, for dressing, in a screw-top jar combine the vinegar, oil, Italian seasoning, mustard, black pepper, and garlic powder. Cover and shake well. Set aside.
In a large bowl combine the tortellini mixture and sweet pepper. Shake dressing. Pour over tortellini mixture; toss gently to coat.
To serve, divide among 4 dinner plates. If desired, garnish with fresh chives.
Ease of Preparation: Easy
Preparation Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Recipe By: Carrie Holcolmb
From: Easy Dinners Vegetarian
Used with permission of Published by Meredith Books