Tortellini Skewers: Cook 2 packages spinach tortellini, drain and toss with 2 tbsp olive oil. Let cool. On small skewers, thread 1 small (snack-size) fresh mozzarella ball, tortellini and grape tomatoes. Mix together 2 tbsp pesto and 2 tsp red wine vinegar. Arrange skewers on a platter and lightly drizzle with the dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Recipe adapted from Ree Drummond.
Easy Antipasto Skewers-cheese tortellini pasta, grape tomatoes, Genoa salami (folded in thirds), fresh basil leaves, marinated mini mozzarella balls, green Sicilian olives and black Calamata olives. Make sure you follow the same pattern when skewering .. They will look more uniform and prettier when piled on top of each other. Use a smaller 9″ wooden skewer vs a 12″ wooden skewer.
PASTA SALAD SKEWERS -- Serve your pasta salad on a stick to enhance the individual flavors of the salad. Large cooked noodles, like the tortellini shown here, are the perfect bite size. Add cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped peppers, and folded greens to complete the skewers. Be sure to mix everything in your favorite seasoning before assembling the skewers to get the full flavor of a pasta salad. Brilliant appetizer!
Antipasto skewers = easiest appetizer EVER. Hello! Currently I’m sitting on the train, zipping my way towards Manhattan, and dreaming about the bagel I’m going to devour when I get there. After binge watching the first two seasons of Mozart in the jungle (anyone else loving that show?!), I’m eager to stretch my legs, explore …