Greek Tortellini Salad Recipe


For the Salad:

  • 1 package (9-10 ounces) of cheese or spinach tortellini
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Juice of half a lemon (optional)


  1. Cook the Tortellini: Follow the package instructions to cook the tortellini. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool them down.
  2. Prepare the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. If you prefer a tangier flavor, you can also add the juice of half a lemon.
  3. Combine Ingredients: In a large salad bowl, combine the cooked and cooled tortellini, halved cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, finely chopped red onion, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
  4. Add Dressing: Drizzle the dressing over the salad ingredients. Toss everything together gently to ensure even coating.
  5. Garnish: Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the top of the salad. This adds a burst of freshness and color.
  6. Chill and Serve: Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. Before serving, you can give it a final toss to recombine the ingredients.
  7. Enjoy: Serve your Greek Tortellini Salad as a refreshing and satisfying side dish or a light meal.

This Greek Tortellini Salad is a delightful combination of Mediterranean flavors, and the tortellini adds a unique twist. It’s a perfect option for a summer gathering or any time you’re craving a light and delicious salad. Enjoy!