Quick rainbow tortellini vegetable salad (Diabetic)


2 cups frozen Italian-blend mixed vegetables
1 package (9 ounces or about 2 1/2 cups) refrigerated cheese rainbow tortellini
1 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup reduced-fat Italian salad dressing


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add frozen vegetables and cover, cooking for about 5 minutes. Add the tortellini and cook an additional 3 minutes, until tortellini and vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, place chopped green pepper in a salad bowl. Drain tortellini and vegetables and add to salad bowl. Cover with Italian salad dressing, toss thoroughly, and serve warm or chill until cool.
Yield: 7 servings

Helpful Hints:

Preparation time: 6 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Nutrition Facts
Per Serving:
Calories: 127
Carbohydrate: 20 g
Protein: 6 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Sodium: 308 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 nonstarchy vegetable, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2

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