TORTELLINI SALAD & TEQUILA LIME PESTO
Level : Easy
Serving size : 2 to 3 people
350 g. cooked and drained cheese tortellini
200 g. Bocconcini pearls
-150 g. Prosciutto, coarsely chopped
-1/2 cup of coarsely chopped basil
20 cherry tomatoes cut in half
Ingredients Tequila Lime Pesto :
-1/2 cup pine nuts
-1/2 cup of parmesan cheese
-1 clove garlic, minced
3 cups of basil leaves
-1 cup olive oil
-2 tbsp Firebarns Tequila lime
Salt and pepper to taste
In a skillet over high heat roast the pine nuts, remove from heat and let cool.
In a blender, add pine nuts, parmesan, garlic, basil and Firebarns Tequila Lime. Drizzle in the olive oil until creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a large bowl, combine tortellini, Bocconcini pearls, prosciutto, basil and cherry tomatoes. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of pesto and a good drizzle of olive oil. Set aside in the refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes before serving.