HOT TORTELLINI SALAD
1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
4 to 5 green onions, sliced
2 tablespoons butter
6 ounces fully cooked ham, julienned
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 Cook tortellini according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a 2-qt. microwavesafe bowl, combine the broccoli, onions and butter. cover and microwave on high for 2-1/2 minutes; stir. Cook 2-1/2 minutes longer or until broccoli is tender.
2 Drain tortellini. Stir tortellini, ham, sour cream and basil into broccoli mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 2 minutes before serving.
Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editors Note: This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.