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Chen's Famous Tortellini Salad More Recipes Like This


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Ingredients: Metric Units
1 lb. tortellini, cooked
3 large tomatoes, chunked
3/4 c. Feta cheese
Dressing
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 c. olive oil
1/2 tsp. oregano
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. basil
1 clove garlic, minced
Directions:
Combine tortellini, tomatoes. Crumble cheese into mixture. In a separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients - lemon juice, oil, herbs, garlic. Pour dressing over tortellini. Let marinate at least 4 hours. If longer, store in refrigerator until 1 - 2 hours before serving. Bring to room temperature for serving.

Variations:
Add chopped black olives, or marinated artichoke hearts.

A summer picnic favorite: you know how when you get invited to a picnic and your hosts say, "You'll bring that salad, won't you?" And no mayonaise, so less worries with it setting out on the buffet table.
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Contributed on: and modified on Wednesday May 30th, 2007