Ah, the great Caesar salad. So creamy, so tangy, so crunchy… could it really get any better than that? Well, we for sure think so. Tortellini Caesar Salad brings all those elements plus soft, tender, cheesy tortellini together. Imagine digging into a nice helping of this crispy, savory yumminess tomorrow at lunch… or really… it only takes 20 minutes to make so you could totally have it for today’s lunch if you wanna! The best of the best lunches will forever be brought to you by Tortellini Caesar Salad, that’s a fact!

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Ingredients

  • 1 (19-ounce) package frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, shredded, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups romaine, torn
  • 1 cup seasoned salad croutons
  • cherry tomatoes, optional, halved

Directions

Step 1 –Cook the tortellini to al dente according to the package directions.

Step 2 –While the pasta is cooking, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, the milk, 1/4 cup of the parmesan, the lemon juice, and the garlic together.

Step 3 –Drain the tortellini and rinse it in cold water.

Step 4 –Transfer the tortellini to a large bowl and add the romaine and the remaining parmesan.

Step 5 –Just before serving, drizzle the tortellini mixture with the dressing and toss to coat.

Step 6 –Top the salad with the croutons and the tomatoes.

Step 7 –Serve.