Easy Greek tortellini pasta salad with a healthier (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, olives, tortellini.

Straightforward Greek tortellini pasta salad with a more healthy (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, purple onions, kalamata olives, and scrumptious cheese-filled tortellini.
Easy Greek tortellini pasta salad with a healthier (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives, and delicious cheese-filled tortellini. From chelseasmessyapron.com

How was your lengthy weekend? I’m nonetheless form of on an extended weekend…we’re on a little bit trip proper now in St. George! We thought we’d come down this week and have some enjoyable as a household. And the boys are loving the journey thus far.

We found Bentley is a complete water child and would “swim” all day if we let him. Swimming entails me holding him within the water whereas getting nonstop face splashes. Gray thinks it’s hilarious how excessive the newborn can splash. Or perhaps simply that I’m continuously being splashed on. Who is aware of.

We additionally spent a while within the youngsters’s museum down right here and found how nice of an instance I’m when Gray spent 90% of the time within the grocery retailer part of the museum. Simply guess what he loaded in his mini cart? Three cartons of ice cream you guys. (And that’s all that they had or I’m certain he would have gotten extra.) What can I say? I don’t assume we ever go grocery procuring with out getting some ice cream… ?

Perfect NO MAYO SALAD for a hot weather BBQ!! Easy Greek tortellini pasta salad with a healthier (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives, and delicious cheese-filled tortellini. From chelseasmessyapron.com

Gray has been so used to lengthy sleeves and lengthy pants from the winter that he had a minor freak-out after we dressed him in some weather-appropriate garments. Within the 90+ diploma climate he needed his lengthy denims and lengthy sleeved-shirts. ?

He’s satisfied we’re dressing him in “damaged garments” as he calls it after we placed on shorts and a t-shirt. Seems his wardrobe has been fairly demanding this brief journey.

Perfect NO MAYO SALAD for a hot weather BBQ!! Easy Greek tortellini pasta salad with a healthier (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives, and delicious cheese-filled tortellini. Recipe via chelseasmessyapron.com


We’ve executed tons of mountaineering and equal components consuming. There’s a well-known custard store down right here that we’ve already visited twice. Chocolate-oreo-caramel custard is completely my new favourite deal with.

Clearly we needed to go twice as a result of we didn’t order sufficient the primary time. My toddler eats the custard quicker than I can so sharing is certainly now not an possibility there if I need greater than 1-2 bites.

We additionally went to a scrumptious sandwich/salad store that my sister-in-law really helpful. I seen on the menu that they had a Greek pasta salad — salad, noodles, purple onions, tomatoes, olives, broccoli, plenty of feta cheese and a scrumptious vinegar primarily based dressing. As quickly as I noticed it I thought of this recipe which I’d made and photographed a couple of weeks in the past (that had been impressed from my different Greek salad recipe) however hadn’t shared with you but. Immediately I used to be craving that and so I order that and it didn’t disappoint.

These veggies with the dressing, the trace of lemon, and most particularly the PASTA is an incredible combo. I’m 100% sure that is the very first thing I’ll be making after we get again residence! And I’ll even add some broccoli just like the one from the restaurant had as a result of it was so scrumptious.
Perfect NO MAYO SALAD for a hot weather get-together!! Simple Greek tortellini pasta salad with a healthier (no mayo) dressing. Feta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives, and delicious cheese-filled tortellini. From chelseasmessyapron.com

Greek Tortellini Salad

Straightforward Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad

Servings: 6 -Eight as a facet dish

Writer: Chelsea, tailored from my Greek quinoa salad and Only a Style

Elements

  • 1
    bundle (16 ounces)
    frozen cheese-filled tortellini
  • half
    cup
    thinly sliced purple onion
  • 1
    cup
    cucumber
    chopped
  • 1
    cup
    cherry tomatoes
    halved
  • 3/4
    cup
    kalamata olives
    halved or sliced
  • 1
    cup
    feta cheese
  • Optionally available: recent parsley

Dressing

  • 1
    lemon
  • 1/4
    cup
    +2 tablespoons purple wine vinegar
  • 1 & half
    teaspoons
    minced garlic
  • 1
    teaspoon
    white sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons
    dried oregano
  • half
    cup
    olive oil
  • Contemporary cracked pepper
    to style

Directions

  1. Put together the tortellini in keeping with bundle instructions. Drain and rinse beneath chilly water and put aside.

  2. In the meantime put together the veggies: thinly slice the purple onion, chop the cucumber (peel if desired, I like to go away the pores and skin on), halve the cherry tomatoes, halve or slice the olives, crumble or minimize the feta cheese into chunks.

  3. Toss collectively the utterly cooled tortellini with all of the veggies and add in some chopped recent parsley if desired (I add in like 3-Four tablespoons).

  4. Put together the dressing by combining all the elements in a sealable jar. For the lemon, zest it to get about half teaspoon lemon zest after which juice it to get 2 teaspoons lemon juice. Shake all the elements collectively till properly mixed.

  5. Toss the chilled salad with the dressing, some recent cracked pepper, and a pinch of salt if wanted. Chill coated for at the least one hour (finest at 2-Three hours). Toss once more and luxuriate in!

Recipe Notes

Cook dinner time refers to chilling time

Extra scrumptious pasta salads: 

Pasta Salad with Pesto

Pesto Pasta Salad

A simple pasta + spinach salad with crunchy apples, celery, and toasted pecans, chewy dried cranberries, sweet mandarine oranges and coated in a delicious poppyseed vinaigrette

A simple pasta + spinach salad