Saturday, August 1, 2009

Avocado and Tortellini Salad

This is my Mom's recipe, we love this stuff!!! -Kristin

18 oz. frozen, cheese filled tortellini
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
3/4 c. light mayonnaise
1 c. shredded cheese
1/3 c. chopped green onions
1 large avocado, dice in a bowl and sprinkle with a little bit of lemon juice and salt lightly
1 large tomato, diced
  • Cook tortellini as directed on package. Drain and rinse with cold water and place in bowl; set aside.
  • Mix mayonnaise, salt, pepper and garlic in a large bowl.
  • Add tortellini, cheese and onions and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, but not longer than 24 hours.
  • Just before serving add the avocado and tomatoes and toss.

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