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Cold Texas Tortellini

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Category: Vegetables, Salads, Pasta, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Tortellini (I used cheese)
  • 1 c Olive oil
  • 3/4 c White wine vinegar
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1 ts Dry mustard
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 1/2 ts Cumin
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ds Tabasco (to taste)
  • 1 c Diced green peppers
  • 3/4 c Diced red onions*
  • 2 1/2 c Chopped tomatoes**
  • 1 c Minced parsley
  • 6 tb Picante or barbecue sauce
  • 1 c Grated Cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce (opt'l.)


*Original recipe called for 1 c. red onions but I thought the taste was too

**Original recipe called for 2 c. tomatoes.

Add tortellini to a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water. Boil for
about 25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain.

Mix all above ingredients, except Cheddar cheese and lettuce. Add
tortellini; toss well. Chill; marinate 2 to 4 hours. Sprinkle with Cheddar
cheese. Serve on bed of shredded lettuce (opt'l. - I just served as is).

Yield: 4 to 6 servings.

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