Caprese tortellini salad

Serves 2


For the dressing:

  • 1 medium tomato, halved
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Pinch of dried oregano
  • Pinch of Italian seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper

For the salad:

  • 1 x 250g pack of fresh, refrigerated tortellini, any flavour
  • 125g fresh Mozzarella, marinated if available, torn into bitesized pieces
  • 250g ripe cherry tomatoes
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves

To serve: Garlic bread


  1. Place all the dressing ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth. Set aside for at least an hour (overnight if possible) to let the flavours combine.
  2. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil and cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Drain and run under cold water.
  3. Transfer the tortellini to a serving bowl. Add the Mozzarella balls, tomatoes and basil and toss together.
  4. Drizzle with dressing and serve with garlic bread.

Nutritional information:

Per serving: 734kcals, 36.5g fat (12.4g saturated), 65.6g carbs, 9.4g sugars, 38.7g protein, 6.9g fibre, 0.989g sodium