Fresh Tortellini Salad In a Jar

THREEBRIDGES
7Ingredients
25Minutes
50Calories

Description

This fresh and flavorful pasta salad recipe from Three Bridges is simple, convenient and can be ready in less than 30 minutes. Perfect for picnics and quick, on-the-go lunches this recipe is sure to delight your palate.

Ingredients

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  • 9 ounces spinach (package Three Bridges Organic, & Cheese Tortellini)
  • 4 ounces basil pesto (Three Bridges)
  • 1/4 cup English cucumbers (halved, seeded and sliced)
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/8 cup red onion (julienned)
  • 1/2 cup mache (or Romaine Lettuce, chopped)
  • salt
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    Directions

    1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook the tortellini according to instructions on package. Drain off the tortellini and set in refrigerator to cool. Can be made ahead of time.
    2. In a large mason jar, start by layering pesto on the bottom of the jar, then layer the following ingredients in order: cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, tortellini, and lastly mache (or romaine). Ideally the heartier and heavier ingredients are on the bottom and the more delicate lighter ingredients are on the top.
    3. Cover and store in refrigerator for up to a week. When it’s time to eat, just shake well and serve!
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    NutritionView More

    50Calories
    Sodium21% DV500mg
    Fat0% DV0g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories50Calories from Fat
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium870mg25%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars1g2%
    Vitamin A260%
    Vitamin C70%
    Calcium15%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.