I LOVE to cook, bake and of course EAT! My family made it fun to cook over the years as they were willing to try anything. I started my blog to organize and share my favorite recipes. I have a life time of recipes to try so stay posted for the next keeper! Please comment good or bad as I would love to hear from you.
Monday, November 9, 2009
Tortellini Caesar Salad
Tonight I tried out this new salad recipe and loved it! I made a few changes by making the dressing and croutons. I found this recipe here - recipezaar by cooking geek
Add grilled chicken for a main dish salad.
SERVES 4 -6
* 1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated three cheese tortellini, prepared according to package directions, drain and rinse with cold water
* 1 bag ready-to-use romaine lettuce
*1/2-3/4 cup creamy caesar salad dressing (or make homemade dressing-recipe below)
1/3 cup freshly shredded parmesan cheese
*1 cup diced tomato or grape tomatoes
*1 cup caesar-style croutons (or make homemade croutons-recipe below
1. Combine pasta, lettuce, dressing and cheese in medium bowl.
2. Toss to coat; top with tomatoes and croutons.
Dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, finely minced (I like to use a garlic press)
freshly ground black pepper to tasteMix all ingredients together.