Trader Joe’s Bruschetta Pasta

Don’t hesitate, get yourself to a Trader Joe’s near you today and make this Easy Bruschetta Pasta! This recipe is the perfect cold pasta salad for summer barbeques and a ridiculously simple side dish to pair with almost every meal.

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Ingredients for Trader Joe’s Bruschetta Pasta Recipe

Bruschetta Pasta

  1. 2 containers of Fresh Bruschetta Sauce (refrigerated section)
  2. Pesto filled tortellini (dried pasta section)
  3. Whole milk mozzarella (refrigerated section by cheese)
  4. A little salt, a pinch of pepper to taste and Voila

How to assemble Trader Joe’s Bruschetta Pasta

You know what else never fails, those sleep deprived days typically happen when we have a family party or get together to attend. To combat these hectic times I love easy side dishes that you can assemble the night before.  Don’t let the simplicity of this dish fool you, bruschetta pasta is simple, delicious and a real crowd pleaser. Hands down, this recipe is one of my most requested  side dish for barbeques. Toddlers, big kids and adults love it!

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Trader joe's Bruschetta Pasta

Trader Joe’s Bruschetta Pasta Recipe


Ingredients

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  • 1 bag of Trader Joe’s tortellini with pesto filling
  • 2 containers of Trader Joe’s Fresh Bruschetta Sauce
  • 1 16 ounce whole milk mozzarella
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package 16 minutes
  2. Drain pasta in colander and set aside the pasta to cool to room temp (you can run cool water over to speed up this step)
  3. Cut the mozzarella into tiny bite sized pieces
  4. Take the cooled pasta, mozzarella and bruschetta mixing to combine
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Cover and refrigerate the pasta for a minimum of 3 hours prior to serving, but preferably over night
  7. Halfway through refrigerating, mix the dish to evenly absorb all the juices into the pasta
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
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