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Italian Tortellini Salad

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Italian Tortellini Salad made with cheese tortellini, tomatoes, salami, olives, basil, zesty homemade Italian dressing and more! This hearty pasta salad can be served as a main dish or side dish.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 388kcal


  • 18 oz cheese tortellini
  • 3 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 6 oz pitted black olives, drained and halved
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 red onion, chopped
  • 8 oz salami, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Italian Dressing


  • Cook the tortellini to al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Place the tortellini in a large bowl.
  • Add the tomatoes, olives, red bell pepper, onion, salami, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and basil. Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and toss well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve at room temperature or chilled. You can garnish with extra basil and Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Store the pasta salad in the fridge for up to 3 days. See above on how to make the salad in advance. 


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 1353mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1169IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 2mg