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Light summer salad recipes

Today, we learned how to keep it light and healthy for the summer with salad recipes from Jolene Ketzenberger of Eat Drink Indy.

Find the recipes for her Club Salad and Tortellini salad below:

Club Salad (Serves 4-6)


  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 cups torn romaine or leaf lettuce
  • 4 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber


In a large salad bowl, whisk the first 5 ingredients. Add the remaining ingredients; toss to coat. 

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Tortellini Salad (Serves 4)


  • 1 pound fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped salami or prosciutto
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan 
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives, optional 


In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

To make dressing, in a large serving bowl whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey and season with salt and pepper. Add the tortellini, salami, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes. Toss until well combined. Garnish with Parmesan and black olives. 

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