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Marinated Tortellini with Basil-Sour Cream Dip Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jacqy Lewis Soderberg
Added: Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. cheese stuffed tortellini (spinach or plain or both)
4 T. olive oil
5 T. fresh lemon juice, divided
Zest of one lemon
1/2 c. sliced almonds
1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 c. fresh basil
1 1/2 c. sour cream
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cook the tortellini in a large pot of salted water until done. Drain and place in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the olive oil and 2 T. lemon juice and toss to coat. Set aside to marinate or cover and refrigerate overnight.
Grind the almonds in a food processor or blender. Mix the almonds with the Parmesan, basil, and sour cream in a small bowl. Add salt, pepper and remaining 3 T. of lemon juice. Mix well. Cover and chill for several hours. Serve the tortellini around the dip with toothpicks.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually use Lawry salt to taste in dips.

 

 

 

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