Tortellini & Kidney Bean Salad

Source: Tracie Steele (2004)
Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 35 minutes


1 pk
fresh cheese tortellini
1⁄2 t
1⁄2 t
dried Italian herb seasoning
1⁄8 t
3 T
balsamic or cider vinegar
3 T
olive oil
1⁄3 c
red onion (chopped)
1 cn
kidney beans (15 1/2-oz can, rinsed and drained)
cucumber (quartered and sliced)
2 T
fresh parsley (chopped)


Cook tortellini according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain. In a large bowl, mix together sugar, Italian herb seasoning, pepper, vinegar and olive oil. Add tortellini, onion, kidney beans, cucumber and parsley. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.