Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad

This layered pasta salad with its delicious cheesy dressing goes perfectly with grilled meats.


10 servings

Salad Ingredients

1 (16 ounce) package frozen cheese tortellini
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 celery ribs, finely chopped
1 (2.25 ounces) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Parmesan Dressing Ingredients

3/4 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon dried thyme


Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large 2 1/2-quart glass salad bowl, layer the tortellini, broccoli, tomatoes, celery, olives and cheese.

In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients; spoon over salad. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

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