The boys in my family were not huge fans of cold pasta until they had this recipe.  Today I share my favorite Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe that will make a pasta fan out of just about anyone.

Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe

Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe

Summer Harvest and Tortellini Caesar Salad

It is always best to use what you have fresh when creating any meal.  During the late summer months, I love picking fresh herbs and veggies to use in recipes like the one on this post today.  The fresh tomatoes right off the vine are the best!  I encourage you to try growing some of your own.  Search my site for easy home gardening tips so you can start today.

Below you will find images from my recipe share today.  I hope they inspire you to garden and cooking this up today.  It is a super recipe using mostly what I have on hand.  You can use any pasta that is tiny and holds the dressing well.

Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe

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Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe

  • Prepared Tortellini (flavor of your choice)
  • 1 small head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup bite size tomatoes or diced up vine ripe tomato
  • ½ cup chopped cucumber without the skin
  • ½ cup croutons
  • 3 tbl. grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup Caesar dressing


  1. Cook the tortellini according to package directions. Drain and reserve.
  2. Once pasta is cooled, combine lettuce, cooked tortellini, and vegetables.
  3. Pour on dressing and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Add croutons just before serving.
  5. This recipe is best served right away but can be stored in refrigerator for up to 2 days.

This is a filling salad you can make up and enjoy as time allows.  I love creating this Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe and having it ready to go after a long day of gardening.  Be sure to take advantage of the printable recipe option below.  You’ll love the homemade Caesar Salad Dressing featured in this dish as well.


If you like this recipe you may enjoy a few other Caesar Dressing Ideas on my site.

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Do you enjoy pasta cold in with your favorite vegetables?  I would love to hear from you so be sure to comment below on this blog post.  Did you know I have a contact page that is super easy to leave a detailed message sent directly to me?  I hope you will try this Tortellini Caesar Salad Recipe and give some feedback.

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