Great for a potluck, picnic, BBQ, or just a quick lunch. This can easily be both a main course or a side dish.
1(20 oz)package refrigerated cheese tortellini
2cupsgrape tomatoes, cut in halfI think a mix of red and yellow looks nice
1-1½cupscucumber cut into pieces (about 1 large)
1cuppitted kalamata olives cut in half
½cupred onion, finely diced
1½cupscrumbled feta cheese (6 oz container)
¼cupextra virgin olive oil
¼cupred wine vinegar
1clovegarlic, finely minced
salt and pepper to taste
Cook the tortellini according to package directions. Drain the tortellini and immediately rinse with cold water to stop the cooking.
Place the tortellini in a large bowl. Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, onion, and feta cheese.
In a glass measuring cup or small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients for the dressing. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix until well coated. You can serve immediately or place it into the fridge until ready to serve. It keeps well for 2-3 days.