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Chicken and Tortellini Salad

Chicken and Tortellini Salad

  1 (8 ounce) package cheese-filled tortellini
1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey (about 8
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups bite-size pieces of salad greens (spinach,
leaf lettuce, romaine)
1 small red or green bell pepper -- cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  Cook tortellini as directed on package; drain. Rinse with cold water;
drain. Mix tortellini and chicken in large bowl. Shake wine, oil, lemon
juice, tarragon, sugar, salt and pepper in tightly covered container. Stir
into tortellini mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Toss
tortellini mixture with salad greens and bell pepper just before serving.


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