Warm Chicken Tortellini Salad with Arugula & Pecorino Cheese

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 290
  • Calories from Fat 130
  • Total Fat 14g 22%
  • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 25mg 9%
  • Sodium 440mg 18%
  • Carbohydrates 33g 11%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars  2g
  • Protein 10g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 8%

Warm Chicken Tortellini Salad with Arugula & Pecorino Cheese

BUITONI® Warm Chicken Tortellini Salad with Arugula & Pecorino Cheese

Prep: Min

Total: Min

Serves: 9

Herb chicken tortellini and arugula are tossed with a warm vinaigrette made from oil, vinegar, shallots, garlic, crushed red pepper and Dijon mustard. This simple salad is made even more elegant by topping with Pecorino cheese.

 Herb Chicken Tortellini
Nutritional Facts


  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Herb Chicken Tortellini (20 oz.)
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced shallots
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons white or red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 cups arugula leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly shaved Pecorino cheese


PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, proceed with recipe.

HEAT oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots, garlic and crushed red pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until shallots just start to brown. Season with salt. Stir in vinegar and mustard. Remove from heat.

PLACE pasta in large bowl; top with shallot mixture and arugula. Toss gently to coat. Top with cheese.