– Dawn, Auburn, Ohio


A tasty treat combining tri-colored tortellini and a perky roasted red pepper sauce. You can serve this warm or at room temperature. Well, its even good cold! If you serve as a main dish this will serve two (in my house).



Tortellini with Roasted Pepper Dip


  • 1 package frozen tortellini (1 pound)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 12 ounce jar of roasted red peppers, drained
  • 1 - 2 cloves Maplestar Farm organic garlic, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise - you can use light mayo
  • 2 tsp. Black Dog Belly Rub™
  • Salt to taste if you like


  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions until just tender.
  2. Drain and toss gently in a bowl with the olive oil. Set aside.
  3. Place red peppers and garlic in a blender and pulse to blend.
  4. Add the mayonnaise and Black Dog Belly Rub and puree until smooth.
  5. Add salt to taste.
  6. Thread tortellini on mini skewers or toothpicks and put the dip in a small bowl.
  7. Serve warm or cold.