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Tortellini Salad with Avocado Dressing

Erica
Tortellini salad with avocado dressing is perfect for a potluck. With black beans, veggies, pasta, and creamy dressing, this recipe is always a hit.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 517 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 10 oz bag chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 1 9 oz pkg fresh cheese tortellini cooked according to package directions, drained, and rinsed with cold water
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 recipe prepared Avocado Herb Dressing see Notes
  • 4 oz queso fresco cheese crumbled
  • garnish: fresh cracked pepper and additional queso fresco cheese

Instructions
 

  • Toss all of the ingredients together and serve immediately.

Notes

If you are not serving right away, keep the dressing separate until ready to serve. The dressing will keep for a day, but will oxidize once added to the rest of the ingredients because of the avocado. 
Calorie estimation is approximate and includes the salad dressing.

Nutrition

Calories: 517kcal (26%)

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Keyword avocado dressing, salad with avocado, tortellini salad
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