Tortellini Caesar Salad

Recipes really don’t get easier than this one. The measurements are in grams, but I just kind of eyeballed it. This was really good! My 8 year old liked it (and had seconds), and I just picked out some tortellini for my 5 year old. I thought this wouldn’t be good the next day (soggy lettuce), but it was actually really good.

rating: 9

Tortellini Caesar Salad
(http://www.amuse-your-bouche.com/)
Ingredients:

300g tortellini (I used cheese tortellini)
100g lettuce, roughly chopped (I used a mixture of iceberg, escarole, endive and radicchio)
30g vegetarian parmesan-style cheese, shaved
75g Caesar dressing (make sure it’s vegetarian!)
Black pepper

Directions:

Boil the tortellini according to the instructions on the packet. Fresh tortellini takes just a couple of minutes to cook, so make sure you don’t overcook it – you want it to be slightly al dente. Once cooked, drain the tortellini and give it a rinse under cold water. Set aside to cool fully.
When the tortellini is cool, add it to the remaining ingredients, and mix gently to combine. Serve immediately.
Note: if making this salad in advance, only add the dressing when ready to serve.

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