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Tortellini and Broccoli Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Tortellini and Broccoli Salad, by , is from Down on the Farm with the Silverstrim Family, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Annette Curley
Added: Sunday, August 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
20 ounces cheese-filled tortellini
1 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 cup white sugar
3 teaspoons cider vinegar
3 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets
1 cup golden raisins or dried cranberries
1 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 red onion, finely chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add broccoli florets and cook for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Remove broccoli and place it into a large bowl filled with equal portions of ice and water. Keep broccoli in ice bath until cooled. Drain, and set aside;
Cook tortellini in lightly salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water. In a small bowl mix together mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar to make the dressing. In a large bowl combine tortellini, broccoli, bacon, raisins or cranberries, sunflower seeds, and onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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