Lemon Veggie Tortellini Salad


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Lemon Veggie Tortellini Salad

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Who says salad can't have tortellini? Add a container of your favorite Hy-Vee Short Cuts veggie blend to this lemon-flavored tortellini salad for a fresh take on pasta salad.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
5 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
1 (1-lb.) container Hy-Vee Short Cuts favorite veggie blend
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee pine nuts
1 tsp. lemon zest
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3 tsp. Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
2 tsp. Hy-Vee honey
1 tsp. Hy-Vee lemon-pepper seasoning
½ tsp. Hy-Vee dried basil
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
1 (19-oz.) pkg. frozen Hy-Vee Select cheese tortellini
1 c. Hy-Vee grape tomatoes, quartered
½ c. shaved Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped, plus basil leaves for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Large covered pot
  • Skillet
  • Whisk
  • Small bowl


  1. Bring a large covered pot of salted water to boil over high heat. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add veggie blend and pine nuts. Cook for 5 minutes or until veggies are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. 

  2. While veggies cook, for dressing, whisk together lemon zest and juice, mustard, honey, lemon pepper, dried basil, salt, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Slowly add remaining 4 tablespoons olive oil, whisking continuously; set aside.

  3. Add tortellini to boiling water; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until al dente. Drain; rinse under cold running water to stop cooking.

  4. Toss together tortellini, dressing, vegetable mixture, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil in a large bowl until coated. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

Nutrition facts


380 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 550mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Protein: 12g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 15%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 8%