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Tuscan Tortellini & Melon Salad

Tuscan Tortellini & Melon SaladCheese-filled tortellini pairs perfectly with a colorful combination of prosciutto, cantaloupe and honeydew in this refreshing, Tuscan-inspired salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI® Refrigerated Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini, prepared according to package directions, rinsed in cold water
1 cup small cantaloupe balls
1 cup small honeydew melon balls
2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, cut or torn into strips (about 1/2 cup total)
1/4 to 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves, shredded
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine pasta, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, prosciutto and basil in large bowl. Add oil, salt and pepper; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with pine nuts before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 360 Calories from Fat: 170 Total Fat: 18 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 50 mg Sodium: 720 mg Carbohydrates: 35 g Dietary Fiber: 5 g Sugars: 6 g Protein: 15 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® &, used with permission.