greek tortellini pasta salad ~ 3 cheese tortellini combined with vegetables, olives, herbs and feta cheese blended with a simple homemade Greek Yogurt Greek dressing.
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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

  • Cook the tortellini according to the package directions along with a generous seasoning of salt after the water comes to a rolling boil.
  • 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.
  • 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.