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Tasty Tortellinis Recipe

Tasty Tortellinis

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"Serve these marinated tortellinis as an appetizer with party toothpicks. Can also be used for a nice pasta salad lunch in larger size servings ...Optional ingredients: celery chunks, snow peas, artichoke hearts, salami or cheese chunks, green, yellow, or red pepper chunks, thin carrot slices, pearl onions (use your imagination!). Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired."

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Original recipe makes 12 appetizer size servings Change Servings


  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions--al dente.
  2. While tortellini is cooking, prepare marinade. Combine vinegar, mustard, garlic, basil, chopped parsley, onions, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Drain tortellini and rinse in cold water. Pour marinade over tortellini, add olives (and optional ingredients, see above) and refrigerate. When ready to serve, add Parmesan and some fresh parsley for garnish, if desired. Serve with toothpicks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 18, 2006

I have made this many times in the last few years and it is always a hit. In fact, I must brag that at the last potluck we went to, my pan of this was the first one emptied. I add salami chunks, provolone chunks, red peppers, artichokes, black and green olives, and sometimes mushrooms. I usually use dried basil because I have it on hand. My husband just loves this dish. Thanks for a great recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 11, 2003

This combo was Okay. I added some pimentos and some red onion to add some flavor- it was a little bland, for my taste as a salad. I have made an appitizer simular to this, but using salami & mozz. cheese and also marinated with Wishbone Robust Italian Dressing. I'll stick to that, thanks anyway Nancy ;)


41 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

I have made this dish three times for different parties and each time it was a success! Everyone loves it. I usually serve it with a loaf of garlic bread. It's always a hit!

Jun 16, 2003

Made this recipe for a graduation party. I served it as an appetizer with toothpicks. Next thing I knew they wanted a serving spoon so that it could be eaten as a main dish! Everyone loved it.

Jun 16, 2003

They were fabulous. The only problem I had with them was the flavor not holding up between my prep time and our picnic time (about 3 hours). Even with refrigeration, it didn't hold. In the future, I'll just prepare them and eat them soon after. All in all, a great recipe.

Feb 20, 2008

i actually had my own recipe for the salad but needed a dressing and this one was excellent!!! i used the tortellinis with sundried tomatoes, olives, and yellow/orange/green bell peppers w parmesan cheese. everyone always loves it!

Jun 16, 2003

I made this at home on Saturday because I really wanted something quick and easy with tortillini. It was okay, but not what I was expecting. I will make it again, next time with a better brand of tortillini, but I think I may cut down some on the olive oil.

Dec 17, 2003

I made this as a pasta salad and it turned out great! I only added a little mustard because I thought the taste was too strong. I used red peppers, green peppers, cubes of cheddar cheese, and lots of garlic!


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  • Calories
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 312 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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