Grilled Turkey-Tortellini Salad

Grilled Turkey-Tortellini Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Grill 10 mins


  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (2 small lemons)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds turkey cutlets
  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups packed spinach leaves, torn
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped

Make It

1. Bring pot of salted water to boil.

2. Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice, sugar, shallot, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, mustard and oil in small bowl.

3. Transfer 1/4 cup dressing to plastic food bag or glass dish; add turkey; turn to coat. Marinate 15 minutes. Reserve remaining dressing.

4. Add tortellini to boiling water; cook according to package directions. Drain; rinse; drain.

5. Prepare outdoor grill with medium-hot coals, or heat gas grill to medium-hot, or heat oven broiler.

6. Combine cherry tomatoes and spinach in large serving bowl.

7. Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Grill or broil cutlets 6 inches from heat, 5 minutes per side depending on thickness, or until internal temperature registers 170 degrees F. Cut turkey into bite-size pieces.

8. Add drained pasta to mixture in bowl. Add turkey, reserved dressing and walnuts; toss to mix. Serve slightly warm or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 614, Fat, total (g): 30, chol. (mg): 99, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 46, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 39, sodium (mg): 662, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.