Crisp Broccoli and Tortellini Salad:

This fresh broccoli and cheese tortellini with a creamy dressing forms the base of this delicious salad. Add to that, raisins, sunflower seeds, red onion and you have a winner salad!


Grab this:

6 slices bacon

560 grams fresh cheese filled tortellini

½ cup mayonnaise

½ cup white sugar

2 teaspoons vinegar

3 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets

1 cup raisins

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 red onion, finely chopped


Throw it together like this:

1) Place bacon in a large, deep frying pan. Cook over a medium-high heat until evenly  brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.

2) Bring a large pot of slightly salted water to the boil and cook the tortellini for about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.

3) Mix together mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar in a small bowl to make the dressing.

4) In a large bowl combine the broccoli, tortellini, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion. Top with dressing.

Perfect with your favourite glass of Tall Horse wine!


~ by tallhorsewines on June 28, 2012.

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