Apple Tortellini Salad

U.S. Apple Association
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


3tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
3tablespoons light corn syrup
2teaspoons brown sugar
1teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/2teaspoon garlic salt
Ground white pepper, to taste
1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated or frozen cheese-filled tortellini
3medium sweet-tart apples, cored and sliced (2 cups)
2cups shredded salad greens
1cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/2cup thinly sliced celery
1/2cup sliced scallions
2tablespoons toasted pine nuts (optional)


  1. For the dressing: Combine apple juice concentrate, corn syrup, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic salt, and pepper in a screw-top jar; shake well and refrigerate.
  2. For the salad: Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain, and cool by rinsing pasta under cold water. Shake gently to drain thoroughly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine tortellini, apples, salad greens, strawberries, celery, and scallions. Toss salad gently with chilled dressing. Sprinkle with pine nuts, if desired, and serve.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 230
  • Fat 4.5g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Carbohydrate 43g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 6g