This is one of my favorites and one that I use a lot in the summer!
Look for whole-wheat versions of this in specialty stores…I have found Whole Wheat Couscous that is wonderful as well!
1/3 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon SweetR! Gourmet or Agave
1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 (9 oz) pkg refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini (or you can find a dried version as well, just cook and then measure)
1 cup sliced carrots
1 1/2 cups Frozen Cut Green Beans
2 tablespoons sliced green onions
In jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all the dressing ingredients;Â shake well.Â Set aside.
Cook tortellini, carrots and green beans as directed on the tortellini package until torellini are tender and vegetables are crisp-tender.Â Drain; return to saucepan.Â Cover with cold water; let stand 5 minutes.Â Drain well
In medium bowl, combine tortellini, carrots and green beans; add onion.Â Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
8 (1/2 cup) servings