This chilled tortellini salad is full of broccoli, carrots, and pea pods. It can be made anywhere from 2 to 24 hours before serving so it's perfect for picnics or potlucks!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For dressing, stir together basil, pectin, mustard, garlic, sugar, and pepper in a small bowl. Stir in water and vinegar. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, cook tortellini or ravioli according to package directions, except omit any oil or salt. Add the broccoli and carrots during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain. Rinse with cold running water; drain again.

  • Combine the pasta mixture and scallions in a large bowl; drizzle with dressing. Toss to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  • To serve, gently stir tomato and pea pods into salad. Line 4 salad plates with lettuce leaves. Top with pasta mixture.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; protein 14g 28% DV; carbohydrates 42g 14% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 7g 28% DV; sugars -1g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 43mg 14% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 398mg 16% DV; thiamin -1mg -100% DV.