Mother's Day Recipes

Garden Pasta Salad

Broccoli, tomatoes and crisp greens add a fresh accent to this Garden Pasta Salad.

Garden Pasta Salad

Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 (20 ounce) package Buitoni Refrigerated Family Size Three Cheese Tortellini*
  • 1 cup bottled fat free Italian salad dressing
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna packed in water, drained and broken into chunks
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped**
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) Buitoni Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • Buitoni Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Romano Cheese
  • 1 (10 ounce) package Italian-blend torn mixed salad greens


  1. Pour dressing into large bowl.
  2. Add pasta, tuna, tomatoes*, broccoli and cheese; toss well to coat.
  3. Refrigerate or serve immediately over mixed greens.
  4. If desired, after chilling stir in a little more salad dressing to moisten pasta.


* prepared according to package directions, rinsed in cold water and drained

** If refrigerating for more than 4 hours, stir tomatoes into salad just before serving.


Per serving: Calories: 407 Calories from Fat: 84 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 78mg Sodium: 1051mg Carbohydrates: 51g Dietary Fiber: 4g Sugars: 6g Protein: 31g


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Nestlé® and

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