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Tortellini Appetizers Recipe

Tortellini Appetizers Recipe

These cute kabobs from Pat Schmidt of Sterling Heights, Michigan will lend a little Italian flavor to any get-together. Cheese tortellini is marinated in salad dressing, then skewered into toothpicks along with stuffed olives, salami and cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating YIELD:9 servings


  • 18 refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 6 thin slices (4 ounces) reduced-fat provolone cheese
  • 6 thin slices (2 ounces) Genoa salami
  • 18 large pimiento-stuffed olives


  • 1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the tortellini and salad dressing. Seal bag and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • 2. Place a slice of cheese on each slice of salami; roll up tightly. Cut into thirds. Drain tortellini and discard dressing. For each appetizer, thread a tortellini, salami roll-up and olive on a toothpick. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 appetizers) equals 92 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat.