5 from 1 vote
greek tortellini pasta salad ~ 3 cheese tortellini combined with vegetables, olives, herbs and feta cheese blended with a simple homemade Greek Yogurt Greek dressing.
Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad

Fresh 3 cheese tortellini blended with vegetables, olives, herbs and cheese plus a creamy, homemade Greek dressing. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4
Ingredients
Salad:
  • 9 ounce package three cheese tortellini cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 cucumber seeded and chopped
  • ¼ cup pickled red onions OR ¼ cup sliced red onions
  • ½ cup EACH olives combination of kalamata and green used, sliced roasted red pepper and crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ fresh basil sliced into ribbons
Dressing:
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Juice and zest from half of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions along with a generous seasoning of salt after the water comes to a rolling boil.
  2. Once the tortellini is cooked and well drained, add to a large mixing bowl and combine with the tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, red pepper, feta and basil.
  3. Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar or bowl (whisk well) then pour over the top, gently toss to coat everything. Cover and refrigerate at least an hour before serving.