SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD
SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD

SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD

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A fresh and easy southwest tortellini pasta salad that can be made in less than 30 minutes! It’s loaded with veggies and protein and coated in a deliciously simple and healthy southwest dressing.

If I had it my way, I’m pretty sure I could live off of pasta salad. I think I’ve mentioned that before. I have a ton of various pasta salad recipes on my site because they make a great main dish OR side dish! You can usually customize them with ingredients you already have in your pantry too.

One thing I especially love about this Southwest pasta salad is that it’s made with TORTELLINI! Tortellini pasta are pretty much a staple in my freezer. They’re perfect for nights when I need something really quick to throw together, and my family loves them! A few of our other favorite tortellini recipes include One Pan Lemon Chicken Tortellini and Creamy Tomato and Spinach Tortellini.

SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD
SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD

INGREDIENTS :

  • 20 oz package three cheese refrigerated tortellini
  • 1 cup corn, (fresh from 1 ear of cooked corn, canned or frozen corn)
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup packed cilantro finely chopped

Dressing :

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • Juice from 2 fresh limes
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Cook the tortellini according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Add tortellini to a large bowl. Add cooked corn, black beans, bell pepper, avocado, cherry tomatoes, onion, and cilantro.

You can find complete recipes of this SOUTHWEST TORTELLINI PASTA SALAD in tastesbetterfromscratch.com

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