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Recipe of the Day: Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad
Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

LEMONY TORTELLINI BACON SALAD

2 cups frozen cheese tortellini (about 8 ounces)

4 cups fresh broccoli florets

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons lemon juice

3/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens

4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

In a large saucepan, cook tortellini according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano and salt.

Drain tortellini and broccoli; gently rinse with cold water. Transfer to a large bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Serve over salad greens; sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.

Simple & Delicious June/July 2013

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