It’s a pasta salad and a regular salad, it’s the best of both worlds! Your new go to salad for any bbq or outdoor gathering! Easy to make with a few simple ingredients. Simply add your favorite stuffed tortellini, fresh cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil to the Chopped Kit for the ultimate mash up!
6 oz stuffed cheese tortellini
1 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup fresh basil leaves, torn
1 Taylor Farms Bacon Caesar Chopped Kit
- Cook your tortellini: Bring a small stock pot of water to a rolling boil. Boil stuffed tortellini according to package directions for an al dente cook time. Drain tortellini and set aside to cool or in the refrigerator.
- Prep the salad ingredients: In a large bowl add cherry tomato halves, basil leaves and lettuce mixture from Taylor Farms Chopped Kit. Toss well and transfer to a serving platter.
- Top salad with cooked tortellini. Top with remaining salad ingredients such as parmesan cheese, bacon pieces, crumble crouton topping and drizzle evenly with caesar dressing.
Optional: top with extra basil leaves for garnish. Serve right away or refrigerate until serving.
Keywords: pasta salad, blt, bacon, caesar, side dish