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Bean, Tortellini & Pesto Salad

Last updated on 09/03/2021

Posted: Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:00 am

Bean, Tortellini & Pesto Salad

Family Features

Odessa American

Servings: 6

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

            2          cans (15 ounces each) READ 3 or 4 Bean Salad

            1/4       cup prepared basil pesto

            1/2       teaspoon salt (optional)

            1          package (9 ounces) refrigerated tortellini, any variety

Drain bean salad; reserve 1/2 cup liquid. Combine reserved liquid, pesto and salt, if desired; set aside.

Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain, rinse in cold water and drain again. Add pesto dressing; toss to coat. Add stir-ins if desired. Toss with bean salad.

Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Note: Recipe can be doubled.

Optional Stir-Ins: grape tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes, chopped bell pepper and thinly sliced green onion


Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:00 am.

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