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Southwestern Tortellini Salad
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A filling salad made with cheesy tortellini pasta, black beans, and cilantro.

Rating:
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 10 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 206.1
Total Carbs 26.6 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 59.0 mg
Protein 7.8 g
Sodium 278.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 1 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 lb  cheese filled tortellini
1 pint  fresh cherry tomatoes
15 oz  canned black beans
1 cup  Corn, white, sweet, kernels, frozen
0 1/4 cup  balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp  fresh lime juice
0 1/2 cup  fresh chopped red onion
0 1/2 tsp  minced garlic
0 1/2 oz  honey
0 1/4 cup  fresh cilantro
0 1/4 cup  olive oil
1 pinch  salt and pepper
Directions
  1. Prepare the tortellini according to the package directions, omitting any oil and salt. Then, rinse in cold water and set aside to cool, and in a large bowl, mix the tortellini, tomatoes, black beans, and corn while tossing gently.
  2. Use a food processor to mix the balsamic vinegar, lime juice, red onion, garlic, honey, and cilantro, and pulse to mix.
  3. Add the olive oil gradually through the feed tube with the motor running, and season with the salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad, and toss, cover, and chill for 30 minutes before serving.

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