Mediterranean Tortellini Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette March 24 2016

Mediterranean Tortellini Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

We've been very salad focused here at!  This is a deliciious salad with red wine vinaigrette is full of fresh veggies and bright flavors.

You could layer these ingredients in your jar salad line up, wet ingredients on the bottom, dry on top.

Yield: 8-10 servings


For the pasta - 
1 lb tortellini
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
4 oz feta cheese, crumbled

For the dressing - 
⅓ cup red wine vinegar
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp red pepper flakes
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions - 
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the tortellini according to package instructions.
Meanwhile, place the onions in a bowl of cold water to get rid of some of the bite. Drain after 5 minutes.
When the tortellini is done cooking, toss together the onion slices, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, feta cheese, and tortellini.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Slowly pour in the olive oil and whisk to combine. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the tortellini salad and toss to combine. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Thank you to for this gorgeous recipe.