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Chicken and Tortellini Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette


Ingredients:

1 rotisserie chicken, shredded and picked free of bones and skin, about 4 cups of chicken


1 9 oz. package Buitoni fresh cheese tortellini


½ red onion, thinly sliced


1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 8 oz. package white mushrooms, stems removed and thinly sliced


A few handfuls fresh baby spinach


Kosher salt and ground pepper


1/2 cup fresh or prepared pesto


2 Tbsp white wine vinegar


¼ - ½ cup extra virgin olive oil




 

Directions:

In a pot of boiling salted water, cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and set aside. Let cool.z




In a large bowl combine, chicken, red onion, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach. Season with salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, combine pesto and white wine vinegar. Whisk in olive oil, until a thin consistency is achieved.

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Add the tortellini to the chicken mixture. Stir well to combine. Add pesto vinaigrette. Serve at room temperature or cold.

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