Bright colored vegetables added to cheese-filled tortellini make a satisfying yet low calorie meal that's perfect for lunch.

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
20 mins
chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan cook pasta according to package directions. Add the broccoli and carrots during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain again.

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  • In a large bowl combine the cooked pasta mixture and green onions; drizzle with dressing. Gently toss to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  • Before serving, gently stir tomato and pea pods into pasta mixture. If necessary, stir in a little milk to moisten. Makes 8 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

145 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 17mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 22g; insoluble fiber 3g; protein 6g; vitamin a 4810.4IU; vitamin c 36.6mg; sodium 344mg; calcium 60.6mg; iron 1.1mg.
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