Tortellini Salad

16 ounces cheese tortellini
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves finely chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, roasted
1 teaspoon garlic powder
salt & pepper

In a food processor blend together oil, vinegar, garlic and herbs until thick. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Prepare tortellini according to directions. Drain well, place in a large bowl adding roasted tomatoes. Toss with dressing until evenly coated. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and pepper
 
Cut tomatoes in half and toss with remaining ingredients. Roast on 425 about 15-20 minutes until tomatoes begin to break down. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

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