Quick and easy tortelloni salad. It gives a different dimension to the way of having tortelloni pasta.
Prep time :5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Yield: (2 servings)
Tortelloni pasta – 1 pack
garlic – 1 clove ~ minced
olive oil – 2 tbsp
celery – 1 stem ~ chopped coarsely
red pepper – 1/2 ~ chopped coarsely
baby corn – 2 kernels ~ chopped coarsely
green olives – 10 ~ chopped coarsely
basil leaves – 10 ~ 15 leaves
dried parsley – 3/4 tsp
sherry vinegar – 1/2 tsp
Prepare the vegetables.
Place 1 tbsp of olive oil in a the frying pan under medium heat.
Add the minced garlic and let it cook for a minute.
Now, add the celery, red pepper, baby corn and let it cook for 3 minutes. Stir it frequently.
Remove the pan from heat. Add the sherry vinegar.
Leave the vegetables to cool down a bit. This gives us enough time to prepare the tortelloni pasta.
Cook the tortelloni pasta, according to pack instruction. This may take 2 to 3 minutes.
In mixing bowl, add the cooked pasta, mixture from frying pan, 1 tbsp olive oil, dried parsley, green olives, a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix them throughly.
Serve the salad topped with basil leaves.
Its delicious. The crunchiness from the vegetable goes well with the soft pasta.