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Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad
Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad
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Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad

This delicious, light shrimp and tortellini salad can be served as a side or main dish, perfect for summer potlucks or pool parties, or anytime you need a pasta salad that isn’t weighed down with heavy mayo.

Nutrition:

Amount Per Serving

Smart Points:8

Points +:9

Calories:366

Total Fat:3g

Saturated Fat:g

Cholesterol:251mg

Sodium:1048mg

Carbohydrates:29g

Fiber:2g

Sugar:2g

Protein:37g

Ingredients

8 1/2 oz <a href=”http://www.delallo.com/products/ricotta-and-spinach-tortellini” rel=”nofollow”>Delallo ricotta spinach</a> tortellini

2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/4 small red onion, sliced thin

2 stalks celery, sliced

1 oz capers

1/4 cup sliced black olives

2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 small clove garlic, minced

1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

Juice of 1 fresh lemon

3/4 tsp kosher salt

fresh black pepper, to taste

Instructions

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook tortellini according to package directions. Using a large mesh spoon, transfer the pasta to a colander and rinse under cold water.

Return water to a boil and add the shrimp, poach for 2 to 3 minutes, until they are just pink, rinse under cold water to stop them from cooking, drain and cut into large pieces.

In a small bowl whisk together the dressing ingredients.

In a large bowl, mix the onion, celery, capers and olives and pour the dressing over; mix well.

Add the shrimp, tortellini and remaining ingredients. Adjust salt and pepper to taste and chill before serving.

Keywords: Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad

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