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Firecracker Pasta Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 1 min
Yield 8 servings
This colorful Firecracker Pasta Salad is packed with eye-pleasing colors and is perfectly simple to make.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) BUITONI Refrigerated Three Cheese Tortellini , prepared according to package directions, chilled
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 large cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted and halved ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 cup (.75 ounce) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Romano Cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 310
  • caloriesfromfat 130
  • fat 22 %
  • satfat 24 %
  • cholesterol 10 %
  • sodium 19 %
  • carbohydrate 12 %
  • fiber 14 %
  • sugars 4 g
  • protein 13 g
  • calcium 15 %
  • iron 10 %

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oil in small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. Pour into large bowl; cool. Whisk in vinegar.

  2. ADD prepared pasta, tomatoes, broccoli, bell pepper, olives, Parmesan cheese and Romano cheese; toss well to coat. Refrigerate or serve immediately.