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 (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 reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • SKEWERS:
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated spinach tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (31-40 per pound)
  • 32 frilled toothpicks

Nutritional Facts

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

Directions

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a food processor; pulse until blended. Remove to a small bowl; refrigerate, covered, until serving.
  2. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again. Toss with oil. Thread tortellini and shrimp onto toothpicks. Serve with sauce. Yield: 32 appetizers.
Originally published as Tortellini & Shrimp Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce in Simple & Delicious June/July 2012, p50

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T.Burkhard User ID: 6625659 194251
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

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

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