Tortellini Skewers

Total Time
20 mins
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I sampled a similar appetizer at a party that inspired this simple idea. It would be easy to add additional foods to the skewers, based on your preferences. Use your favorite store bought or homemade pesto sauce!

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  • 30 cheese tortellini, prepared according to package directions
  • 14 cup pesto sauce
  • 5 sun-dried tomatoes, oil-packed
  • 10 medium-length wooden skewers


  1. Combine tortellini with pesto sauce and mix well.
  2. Cut each tomato into 4 strips.
  3. Place one tortellini onto a skewer, followed by a piece of sundried tomato. (I found it most effective to hook each piece of sundried tomato to the skewer twice).
  4. Add another tortellini and tomato piece, ending with a third tortellini.
  5. Chill until ready to serve.
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5 5

Easy & delicious! These would go nicely in a smaller skewers at any potluck or game watching party. The colors are also make for a pretty presentation. Thank you for sharing this keeper!

5 5

Made as a prize for the *Best of 2008* cookbook game, this is a dandy & ingredient-friendly little appy ~ perfect for short-notice guests. I was a bit size-challenged since cheese tortellini are sml here & skewers lrg, so I cut my wood skewers w/a wire cutter & expanded the recipe as your intro allowed. I added black olives & also see tightly rolled thin slices of pepperoni or salami as excellent adds. This is fun & easy to make. Thx for sharing the recipe w/us. :-)

5 5

So easy and soo good! What a great appetizer for entertaining! Tastes great and lovely presentation! I added proscuitto. It was a great addition. Thanks for posting Starry! I'll certainly make again!