Deli Pasta Salad

Deli Pasta Salad

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

This vegetarian pasta salad is filled with a variety of chunky ingredients making it a hearty combination of various flavors and textures.

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  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1-1/2 cups broccoli flowerets
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 medium red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin strips


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions making sure to add the broccoli and the carrot during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Rinse the pasta mixture with cool water, drain well and then place into a large salad bowl.
  2. In the meantime, combine the vinegar, oil, Italian seasoning, mustard, black pepper, and garlic powder in a small bowl and whisk well to combine.
  3. Add the sweet pepper to the bowl with the pasta, and then add the prepared dressing. Toss the salad well to coat and then serve.


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