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




  • 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.

  • 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; 5 g total fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 344 mg sodium. 22 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein;