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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