Monday, November 17, 2008

Broccoli and Tortellini Salad

Made this for a family party yesterday and its soooo yummy!

Prep: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 Servings

6 slices bacon
20 oz. frozen cheese Tortellini, heated according to package directions
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup white sugar
2 tsp cider vinegar
3 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets
1 cup golden raisins
1 cup hulled sunflower seeds
1 red onion, finely chopped

Cook & drain bacon. Crumble and set aside. In small bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar to make dressing. Set aside. Combine broccoli, pasta, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds and onion. Pour dressing over salad and toss.


Jeri said...

So when you serve it, is the pasta still supposed to be warm? or is it more of a chilled salad and you are just cooking the pasta?

Jen said...

I rinsed the pasta after cooking in cold water and served the salad cold.