Maine Lobster and Tortellini Salad

Maine Lobster and Tortellini Salad

Mark Murrell

Serves 6-8 people | courtesy of @lobsterfrommaine

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light olive oil (or other light oil)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 cup juice of one lemon
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 pound cheese tortellini, cooked well
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced and celery leaves
  • 1/3 cup red onion, 1/4″ dice
  • 1/2 cup curly parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pound Maine lobster meat
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and garlic. Whisk thoroughly and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add tortellini, tomatoes, celery, onions, parsley and above dressing. Mix well.
  3. Fold in Maine lobster, salt and pepper, being careful not to shred the meat.
  4. Serve!