Zesty Tortellini Bacon Vegetable Salad Recipe

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Sherry Baker Modified: March 23, 2022
Zesty Tortellini Bacon Vegetable Salad Recipe

How To Make Zesty Tortellini Bacon Vegetable Salad

Zesty and vibrant, this vegetable salad has a colorful combination of pasta, zucchini, cucumber, and bell peppers with an Italian dressing.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 20 minutes



  • 20ozrefrigerated tortellini
  • 1pintcherry tomatoes,chopped in half
  • 2mediumzucchini,diced
  • 1largecucumber,diced
  • 1mediumgreen bell pepper,diced
  • 1red bell pepper,diced
  • 1largered onion,diced
  • 6slicesbacon,cooked and crumbled

For Dressing:

  • 1cupItalian salad dressing
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 1tbspsesame seeds
  • 1tsppaprika
  • ½tspcelery seed
  • ¼tspgarlic powder


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. Add cherry tomatoes, zucchini, cucumber, green and red bell pepper,red onion, and bacon in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk together italian salad dressing, parmesan cheese, sesame seeds, paprika, celery seed, and garlic powder. Pour over salad and toss until coated.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.


  • Calories: 365.10kcal
  • Fat: 29.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.80g
  • Fiber: 4.26g
  • Sugar: 7.92g
  • Protein: 9.49g
  • Cholesterol: 22.48mg
  • Sodium: 415.92mg
  • Calcium: 115.65mg
  • Potassium: 590.04mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 82.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 49.53mg
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