Salads

Pesto Tortellini Salad with Asparagus

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Pesto settles into all the nooks and crannies of the tortellini ... and is joined by the crispy crunch of blanched asparagus in this deliciously fresh-flavored salad.

1 (19 oz.) package fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
1 lb. fresh asparagus
1/2 c. prepared pesto (jarred or make your own)
2 T. extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
Remove tough ends of the asparagus spears by snapping them off; discard. Cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Blanche the asparagus: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook for 3 minutes...
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Nutritions

Calories
2827

Sodium
4762mg
198% DV

Fat
163g
251% DV

Protein
76g
153% DV

Carbs
203g
69% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

Putting a little Southern spin on classic New England lobster rolls with these simple and delicious shrimp rolls! On a warm summer day, there's just nothing better than a chilled sandwich and a cold beverage. Make them ahead if you're entertaining, or whip up the no-cook meal in about 15 minutes. These easy shrimp rolls are a delicious lunch or dinner when served alongside coleslaw, potato chips, hush puppies or pickles!

2 T salted butter
1 lb. peeled and deveined cooked shrimp
1 stalk celery
2 green onions
1/3 c mayonnaise
1 t lemon juice
1 t white vinegar
1 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t Old Bay seasoning
1/4 t sugar
Kosher salt and black pepper ( to taste )
4 hot dog buns
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  • Pat shrimp dry and place in a large bowl. Add the celery and green onions; toss gently to combine.
  • In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice,...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV