These make-ahead Tortellini Antipasto Skewers Appetizers are an easy and delicious party recipe or snack idea. This super easy antipasto recipe feeds a crowd too.
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There is something about the summer heat that makes the cold food cravings turn to overdrive. Right? I mean no one really likes to cook a full-blown meal in the kitchen when it is 99 degrees out with 100 percent humidity. Gotta love New Jersey weather. Warm weather days make you appreciate all the delicious summer produce available at your local farmers market or growing bountifully in your garden.
I have the perfect easy summer recipe to share today. This Tortellini Antipasto Skewers Appetizer recipe is about as simple as it gets. This summer appetizer recipe is a great way to use fresh basil and cherry tomatoes growing in your garden.
When it comes to summer entertaining, I like to keep things simple. Antipasto is always the center of our family celebrations. But this antipasto skewers recipe is quick, easy and perfectly portioned.
Check out this delicious recipe!
What Ingredients Do I Need To Make Tortellini Antipasto Skewers?
It doesn’t get much better or easier than these Antipasto skewers. Talk about a fantastic appetizer! They’re so beautiful, and since we eat with our eyes first, they make your mouth water just looking at them. What a great addition to a buffet table, or on party platters to pass around, or to jazz up a long table full of friends or family. You are really going to love this recipe!
Cheese tortellini – cooked
Mozzarella cheese – pearls
10″ Wooden skewers (you can also use 6″ or 8″ size too.) You would get more appetizers this way.
How Do I Make Antipasto Skewers?
You will first need to cook the tortellini according to package directions. Then rinse the tortellini and set aside to cool. Rinse the Cherry tomatoes and dry on paper towels. Place the Tortellini in a plastic food storage bag, and pour about half a bottle of the dressing over the tortellini, and shake to coat.
Thread the Skewers with the Olives, tomato, basil, Tortellini, Salami, Mozzarella pearls, Salami, basil, Tortellini, basil, tomato, and an olive. Place the skewers on a plate, or serving platter, and brush the remaining Italian dressing over the skewers. Keep refrigerated until time to serve. Enjoy!
Meal Plan Game Plan
Add this delicious Tortellini Antipasto Skewers Appetizer recipe to your weekly meal plan. Here are a few other items that you can also add to your meal plan game plan too.
Main Dish: Italian Turkey Burgers
Side Dish 1: Italian Potato Salad
Side Dish 2: Green Beans & Bacon Salad
Refreshing Drinks: Refreshing Berry Lemonade
Eat dessert first!: Peach Cobbler
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- 1 pound of Salami slices
- 1 pound of Cherry Tomatoes - rinsed
- 1 bag of cheese tortellini - cooked
- 2 packages of fresh basil
- 1 bottle of green olives
- 2 packages of Mozzarella cheese - pearls
- 1 bottle of Zesty Italian dressing
- 1 package of wooden skewers
- First, cook the Tortellini according to package directions, rinse, and set aside to cool.
- Rinse the Cherry tomatoes and dry on paper towels. Place the Tortellini in a plastic storage bag, and pour about half a bottle of the dressing over the Tortellini, and shake to coat.
- Thread the Skewers with the Olives, tomato, basil, Tortellini, Salami, Mozzarella pearls, Salami, basil, Tortellini, basil, tomato, and an olive.
- Place the skewers on a plate, or serving platter, and brush the remaining Italian dressing over the skewers. Keep refrigerated until time to serve. Enjoy!
You could use 8 inch Skewers, or 6 inch Skewers if you have a large number of guests, and double the ingredients so you would have more skewers with a few less ingredients on them, but still full, colorful, and delicious.