In a small mixing bowl, combine
Ricotta Cheese (1/4 cup)
Mayonnaise (1/4 cup)
to the mixture and stir until combined. Add
Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
, then set the mixture aside.
Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Add the
Cheese Tortellini (1 pckg)
and cook according to package directions, then remove from the water with a slotted spoon or drain with a colander. Set aside in a large bowl.
While you’re cooking the pasta, cover a small bowl of
Frozen Green Peas (1/2 cup)
with a wet towel and microwave for 2 to 4 minutes until soft.
Once pasta is drained and peas are cooked, use a spatula to gently combine in a medium bowl with the ricotta mixture and the sliced
Fresh Mint (1 bunch)
Garnish pasta salad with lemon zest before serving.