Tortellini Salad with Prunes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Arugula

Tortellini Salad with Prunes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Arugula

This easy dish combines delicious Italian flavors with prunes and arugula for a quick and yet hearty main or side.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Calories: 630

Carbohydrates: 82g

Protein: 18g

Fat: 27g

Fiber: 6g

Sugar: 18g


  • 1 lbs cheese tortellini
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Sunsweet Prunes, halved
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 tbsp capers
  • 5 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted
  • 3 cups baby arugula


Cook the cheese tortellini according to the package directions, drain, cool, and transfer to a large bowl.


Combine cooked tortellini with red onion, garlic, capers, tomatoes and prunes. Set aside.


Mix together the vinegar, 2 tbsp of water, maple syrup, salt and pepper and whisk in the olive oil.


Pour dressing onto tortellini mixture and mix. Gently fold in arugula then transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and serve.


Tip: You could also toss a few fresh basil leaves into the salad and add 2 tbsp olives. Then top with feta cubes or mozzarella slices.