Everyone needs to have an exceptional pasta salad recipe in their repertoire. It’s such a practical dish — easy to make, inexpensive, satisfying, and the perfect thing to take along to a potluck or picnic. The recipe below uses cheese tortellini as the base, which makes it especially filling.
With an assortment of colorful vegetables, briny Kalamata olives, and fresh basil, this salad is like a bowlful of summer. The good news is that the ingredients are available year round, so you can make this dish whenever you please. You can switch out the Parmesan cheese with feta for more of a Greek flavor.