Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad


Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at



Who says summer meals have to be complicated?  We love this tangy, simple and tasty salad on warm summer nights.  Add a cold glass of lemonade or iced tea and dinner couldn’t be easier.

           Samantha Vicars                                                                             Kenosha, WI


Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad Recipe

Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

2 cups frozen cheese tortellini (about 8 oz.)

4 cups frozen broccoli florets

¾ cup mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

2 tsp. lemon juice

¾ tsp. dried oregano

¼ tsp. salt

1 package (5 oz.) spring mix salad greens

4-5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


In a large saucepan, cook tortellini according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking.  Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano and salt.

Drain tortellini and broccoli; gently rinse with cold water.  Transfer to a large mixing bowl.  Add dressing; gently; toss to coat.  Serve over salad greens; sprinkle with bacon.           4 servings


(Recipe for Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad was on www.tasteofhome.com, 2014)


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