Shrimp: Spring Tortellini Salad

posted by Terrytx 05-17-101 9:20 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Spring Tortellini Salad**
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Pasta Salads Seafood
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 teaspoons spicy brown or Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cloves garlic, minced

1 (9 ounce) package fresh cheese tortellini, uncooked
2 cups frozen medium shrimp
3/4 cup thinly sliced carrot
2 cups finely chopped tomato
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

To prepare dressing, combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl, and stir well with a whisk.

To prepare salad, cook tortellini in boiling water for 6 minutes. Add shrimp and carrot; cook 3 minutes. Drain well. Combine pasta mixture, tomato, peas, and onion in a large bowl; pour dressing over salad, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cup) 277 cal, .8g fat, 18.5g pro, 30g carb, 91mg chol, 504mg sod.

Source: Cooking Light-4/01

NOTES : Any fresh vegetables can be used here. The flavor is best if you chill the salad for 30 minutes before serving.

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