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Tortellini Pepperoncini Salad

Tortellini Pepperoncini Salad

With spicy peppers, sweet cherry tomatoes, earthy beans, and lots of fresh herbs, this well-balanced meatless recipe is a meal in itself. Just serve with a glass of iced tea.

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-ounce) package fresh cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers
  • 6 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 (16-ounce) can navy beans
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. While pasta cooks, combine tomatoes, spinach, peppers, cheese, capers, basil, and beans in a large bowl. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Add pasta, juice, and oil to tomato mixture; toss gently. Serve immediately.

source: myrecipes.com

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