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Caprese Tortellini Salad

This fresh, and tasty salad is bursting with the summer flavors.
Total Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 9 ounce package Buitoni tortellini
  • 1 dry pint grape tomatoes quartered
  • A few handfuls of fresh basil thinly sliced--chiffonade style
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls or fresh slices torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup tomato basil vinaigrette optional
  • 1 tablespoon oilve oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the dressing

  • 1

Instructions

  • Cook tortellini according to directions on package. Drain, and rinse in cold water.
  • Combine pasta, tomatoes, basil, and fresh mozzarella. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and vinaigrette (if desired), salt, and pepper. Pour over salad and toss to coat.