Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad
This tortellini salad can be a vegetarian entree or simple side dish.
fresh cheese tortellini
fresh basil leaves
fresh mozzarella cheese
(bite-sized balls or cubed)
white wine vinegar
minced or crushed
freshly ground black pepper
Bring pot of lightly salted water to boil. Cook pasta according to package directions, and drain. Rinse pasta gently with cool water until it’s still warm but not steaming hot.
Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
Add cooked pasta, basil, tomatoes, and mozzarella to the bowl containing the dressing. Gently stir to evenly coat and combine the pasta salad. Serve warm or at room temperature.