Thursday, February 4, 2010

Lunch Box Tortellini

1 (9 oz.) package of fresh or frozen tortellini
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 1/4 cups of grape tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped
3 oz. deli smoked turkey, torn ino bite size pieces
1/4 of red onion, sliced thin
2 oz. of fresh feta cheese, you could also use shaved parmesan if you prefer
Black pepper to taste

Cook tortellini according to pkg. directions, drain and rinse in cold water. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Whisk togther oil, lemon juice, thyme, sugar and pepper in a small bowl. Pour over pasta and toss well. Add tomatoes, olives, turkey, onion, cheese and additional black pepper. Serve chilled or at room temp.