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Tortellini Kabobs

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2008-07-25 Appetizer
4.9 68

These appetizer kabobs are made with packaged tortellini, red peppers, black olives and smoked mozzarella in a savory marinade.

  • Servings: 24

Ingredients:

1× 16 oz pkg Prepared Tortellini
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
2 cloves Minced Garlic
2 Tbsp Freshly Chopped Parsley
2 tsp Dried Basil
1½ tsp Crushed Red Pepper
⅛ tsp Black Pepper
⅛ tsp Salt
2 Medium Red Peppers Cut Into 24 Cubes
48 Black Pitted Olives
1 lb Smoked Mozzarella Cut Into 48 Cubes
24 Small Skewers

Directions:

Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Drain and set aside. In a medium size mixing bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, dried basil, crushed red pepper, black pepper and salt. Mix until well-combined. Add tortellini, cubed red peppers, olives and cheese. Marinate for 3-6 hours. To prepare the skewers, add an olive, a cheese cube, a cubed red pepper, a tortellini, another cheese cube and another olive. Repeat until you've made 24 skewers.

Helpful Tips:

I serve the Tortellini Kabobs at family events and, as appetizer when we have a dinner party. It's very easy to adjust for larger parties or smaller gatherings.