Tortellini With Herb Dressing

Tortellini With Herb Dressing

2 10-ounce packages fresh cheese tortellini

1/2 cup olive oil, divided

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped

1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/4 teaspoon salt

Fresh ground pepper to taste

4 plum tomatoes, halved, seeded & diced

1 small onion, finely minced

1 clove garlic, crushed

Prepare tortellini according to directions. Drain well. Place in a large bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup olive oil.

In a blender or food processor, process herbs, remaining 1/4 cup olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper.

Toss dressing over tortellini and add the onions and put in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Just before serving, add your tomatoes and toss gently.

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