Tortellini & Shrimp Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe
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Tortellini & Shrimp Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe

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These fresh skewers and tasty sauce will have guests nibbling all night! —Cacie Biddle, Bridgeport, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated spinach tortellini
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 32 frilled toothpicks

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 88 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, basil, tomatoes, milk, mayonnaise, garlic, hot sauce, salt and pepper; cover and process until blended. Transfer to a small bowl. Chill until serving.
  3. Drain tortellini and transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Thread tortellini and shrimp onto toothpicks. Serve with sauce. Yield: 32 appetizers (2 cups sauce).
Originally published as Tortellini & Shrimp Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce in Simple & Delicious June/July 2012, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 88 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"wow, incredible and delicious. Perfect idea for appetizers that are not the usual."

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