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Quick rainbow tortellini vegetable salad

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Ingredients

Preparation time:
6 minutes
Cooking time:
8 minutes.

Directions

Yield:
7 servings

Serving size:
3/4 cup

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add frozen vegetables and cover, cooking for about 5 minutes. Add the tortellini and cook an additional 3 minutes, until tortellini and vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, place chopped green pepper in a salad bowl. Drain tortellini and vegetables and add to salad bowl. Cover with Italian salad dressing, toss thoroughly, and serve warm or chill until cool.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 127 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 308 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 nonstarchy vegetable, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

Sharon Palmer is a registered dietitian and freelance food and nutrition writer.

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