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Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad +Gibson x Hi Sugarplum

May 30, 2018

Seems to me that you guys love pasta salad as much as I do!  Pasta salad recipes are always my most requested!!  We made this one over the weekend and it was not only super simple to make but also so delicious.  I have enjoyed the leftovers for lunch the last few days!  It is the perfect salad for a Summer picnic.  I love all things Greek so I made mine with a Greek spin but you could easily use any veggie combo you wanted.  You also could make your own dressing or use any store bought Greek dressing to keep things simple.  I used Garlic Expressions my favorite dressing, I use it on everything.  If you have never tried it, it is a must.  Enjoy!

G R E E K  T O R T E L L I N I   P A S T A  S A L A D 

1 large container cheese tortellini or 2 smaller ones

1 pint cherry tomatoes halved

1 english cucumber diced

1/2 red onion thinly sliced

1 4oz jar marinated artichokes, drained and chopped

1 4oz container feta cheese crumbled

1 orange or yellow bell pepper diced

1/2 cup kalamata olives sliced in half

Garlic Expressions Dressing- I buy mine in bulk HERE I use it so much!

Cook tortellini according to package and set aside to cool.  In a large bowl add cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, artichokes and kalamata olives.    Add in tortellini.  Toss all together.  Drizzle in dressing, add as little or as much as you like.  Add in feta and chopped parsley and do a final toss.  This is definitely best room temperature.


Secondly, I wanted to mention that Cassie from Hi Sugarplum (one of my first blogging friends I made) just launched a killer collection with Gibson and Nordstrom.  If you don’t know Cassie, she is honestly one of the sweetest, nicest, most down to earth gals.  I am so incredibly happy for her and this line she designed!  All the pieces are under $70 and super cute and versatile.  This stripe tee is one of my favorites.  The length and fit is great and the sleeves have the cutest details.  I also got it in the polka dot print as well.  I am wearing a small runs TTS.

Stripe Tee

A few other favs from the line.

Stripe Skirt- I lived in a skirt like this when I was pregnant but love it not pregnant too with a looser blouse or tee.

Ruffle Tee- Comes in 6 colors/patterns.


Gingham Blouse- This is so cute, comes in black gingham also.

Soft Jogger Pant– I adore these, they look so comfy!!  Perfect paired with a white tee!

Romper- A cute basic black romper.   It comes in 2 floral prints as well but I love the black.

Pleated Skirt- this is a great skirt for work or play, super versatile.  It also comes in navy and a palm print!

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  1. Katie says:

    Have you been to Kairos in Mt. P? It is like a Greek version of Moe’s, but better. I am stoked they are opening one in West Ashley too. This salad looks fantastic!

  2. Darci says:

    Can you post your mom’s Mac and cheese recipe too?

  3. Darcy Ray says:

    Hey Natalie. Where can you buy the dressing if you want to try it first before buying in bulk? Thanks!

  4. Rachael Skinner says:

    Hi Natalie any other dressing you would recommend for this salad?!? Thanks! ❤️