This dish came about when I was searching for inspiration (yet again) for dinner ideas. I got this idea from what I had available at the time!
Uses cheeses instead of a typical sauce.
Cut the broccoli & cauliflower into flowerets, place into a steaming saucepan & rinse.
Peel & slice (or julienne) carrot, add to saucepan.
Place on stove to steam vegetables, steam for 5 mins, then add red pepper for a further 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, boil water in a large saucepan for pasta and add tortellini to cook for 5 minutes. Finishing time for cooking of tortellini & steamed vegetables to be the same.
While these are cooling, cut salami into strips, cube the fetta and cut the semi dried tomatoes in half.
When pasta is cooked, drain and add to large serving bowl.
Add steamed vegetables.
Mix through 2 handfuls of grated tasty cheese & 2 handfuls of grated parmesan.
Add semi dried tomatoes, cubed fetta & salami strips.
Mix with 1 more handful of the grated cheeses.
Add salt & pepper, to taste.
Alternative choices - pick your own favorite combination of vegetables, discard salami and make it vegetarian.
Tip - it took me longer to type this recipe than it would have just to make it. It really is fast & easy to make.
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