5 from 1 vote
Easy Caprese Tortellini Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Ready in minutes with just 5 ingredients, this Caprese Tortellini Salad is the best thing to happen to summer!

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tortellini salad
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 93 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 1-20 oz package refrigerated cheese tortellini I used Buitoni
  • 1-7 oz package refrigerated basil pesto I used Buitoni Basil Pesto Sauce
  • 2 cups halved grape tomatoes
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • fresh basil for garnish if desired
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium high heat. Add the tortellini and cook according to package directions. (Do not overcook.)
  2. Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  3. Transfer the pasta to a large bowl.
  4. Add the pesto, tomatoes and cheese. Toss to coat.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
  6. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Caprese Tortellini Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 182mg8%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 460IU9%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.