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Toss pre-made tortellini with chicken and an array of herbs for a palate-pleasing summer salad. 

Shirley Wood, San Antonio, Texas
Recipe by Southern Living July 2007

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Credit: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
chill:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain and place in large bowl. Stir in chicken and next 5 ingredients.

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  • Whisk together mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, and herbes de Provence. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth. Pour over tortellini mixture, tossing to coat. Stir in salt to taste. Cover and chill at least 25 minutes. Garnish, if desired.

  • *1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning may be substituted.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Rosetto Cheese Tortellini.

  • Tuna Tortellini Salad: Substitute 1 (12-oz.) can albacore tuna, rinsed and drained well, for chicken. Prepare recipe as directed.

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