Italian Pasta Salad ~ cheese stuffed tortellini, smoked Italian meats and garden fresh vegetables all lightly dressed ~an upgrade to a classic pasta salad.
Hopefully you’re still ready for a few more summer meals ~ it is, after only mid-August. Part of me still wants to eat barbecue, cold salads and appetizers like I’m training for the Olympics ~ it is an Olympic sport, right? Another part of me is thinking ahead to mashed potatoes with rich, savory gravy and casseroles blended with melted cheese ~ comfort food.
But in the meantime, let’s take a few more dips in the lake, toast another s’more or three, stay out after the streetlights come on and make some Italian Pasta Salad.
It’s all my favorite smoked meats from an Italian sub, plus garden fresh vegetables and cheese stuffed tortellini, lightly dressed in Italian dressing. It’s a salad that acts like a meal that acts like a side dish that acts like a. . .