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Italian chef salad with tortellini pasta Recipe

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This recipe for Italian chef salad with tortellini pasta, by , is from The Polito/Muscarella Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Paul Polito
Added: Wednesday, May 27, 2009


1 pound cheese tortellini, cook according to package directions and set aside to cool
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 bunch thinly sliced spring onions
1/2 cup cubed prosciutto
1/2 cup cubed salami
2 cups cubed mozzarella
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
10 fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, cherry tomatoes, onions, prosciutto, salami, and mozzarella; toss and season with oregano, and salt and pepper.

2. Transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil; serve immediately.




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