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FRESH GARDEN TORTELLINI SALAD with HAM

An easy, healthy salad for summer. Combine cheese tortellini, fresh produce like spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers and lean ham for a light lunch or dinner option.

Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 bell pepper, chopped (I used 1/3 each of a yellow, orange & red pepper)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 can organic kernel corn or 1 corn on cob, grilled or steamed & cut off cob
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 hard boiled egg, chopped (optional)
  • 1-2 cups fresh organic baby spinach
  • 1 pkg fresh cheese tortellini, cooked & chilled
  • 1/2 lb. ham, chopped

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 Tablespoon basil pesto

Directions

  1. Prepare all salad ingredients and place in large bowl.
  2. Whisk salad dressing ingredients together and pour over salad ingredients.
  3. Toss well and serve.