Greek Tortellini Salad

Greek Tortellini Salad

Ingredients

Salad

  • 700g packaged fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 english cucumber (chopped)
  • 3 Medium vine or roma tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
  • 1/4 Medium red onion (finely diced)
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives (sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano, or 2 tsp dried (finely chopped)
  • 100g feta cheese (crumbled)

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup red or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Note

Not only is this a great big batch recipe for weekday lunches, it's perfect for a potluck.

Directions

1. Prepare tortellini according to package instructions and immediately run cooked pasta under cold water to stop the cooking process.
2. Add cooled and well-drained pasta with the remaining salad ingredients.
3. Whisk all dressing ingredients together. If preparing the salad in advance, pour 2/3 of the dressing over salad, tossing to combine. Reserve the remaining dressing to toss with the salad just before serving.