With the temperatures hitting almost 90 degrees every day who wants to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. This is perfect for an appetizer also.
If you have non-pea eaters in your house as I do, substitute lightly steamed chopped asparagus for the peas. I have also used chopped steamed shrimp in place of the chicken. This is wonderful served with fresh homemade French bread.
Makes 12 appetizer or 6 entrees
2 (9-ounce) packages refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup frozen sweet peas, thawed
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
Salt and pepper to taste.
Prepare tortellini according to package directions.
Process olive oil and next 4 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Toss olive oil mixture with tortellini, chicken, and next 3 ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.