Crazy Good Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad

Here’s a delicious pasta salad that’s great for get-togethers, potlucks, or family dinners.

Ingredients:

1 to 1 1/2 packets of refrigerated cheese tortellini

1 small jar of artichoke hearts

1 can of pitted black olives

1 small red onion

1 container of Mediterranean feta cheese

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1 large stick of dried pepperoni cut into chunks or any type of meat you want salami, ham, prosciutto, or a combination.

1/3 of a large yellow bell pepper cubed

1/3 of a large orange bell pepper cubed

1/3 of a large red bell pepper cubed

A handful of cherry tomatoes sliced in half

1/3 of  a cucumber cubed

Seasonings 

Sea salt ( only add if needed)

Garlic powder

Ground black pepper

Oregano, basil, parsley

Salad dressing ingredients:

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Hidden Valley Ranch Salad dressing

1/3 cup of olive oil

Red Wine vinegar

2 teaspoons of minced garlic

***I put about a third of the packet of Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning in a bowl, add the minced garlic, the olive oil, and vinegar. Blend together well.

Directions:

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Put the bell peppers, red onion, artichoke hearts, black olives, cucumbers, and cherry tomatoes in a mixing bowl. Season the veggies with garlic powder, pepper, oregano, basil, and parsley.

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Add the pepperoni and the feta cheese and blend well.

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I fold the cheese tortellini pasta into the mixture and pour the Hidden Valley dressing on the pasta salad and mix. It’s absolutely delicious!

Stay blessed,

Barbie

 

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