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Tortellini "Caprese" Skewers

Tortellini
Makes:
33 skewers
Prep Time:
20
minutes
Total Time:
55
minutes
Low CalorieLow SodiumVegetarian
based on
1 reviews
Colorful addition to any meal. These tasty Tortellini "Caprese" skewers feature a summer-fresh flavor combination of mozzarella and basil, pear or cherry tomatoes and whole wheat three cheese tortellini.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (11 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini (9 oz.)
  • 66 (1-inch) fresh mozzarella cubes or small mozzarella balls (about two 8-ounce packages)
  • 99 pear or cherry tomatoes (about two 10.5-ounce containers)
  • 66 fresh basil leaves or sprigs (about one 4-ounce package)
  • 33 (10-inch) wooden skewers

Directions:

COMBINE pesto, vinegar and water in small bowl; whisk to combine.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water and place in large bowl. Drizzle with half of pesto vinaigrette. Cover pasta and remaining vinaigrette with plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until cold.

TO ASSEMBLE, alternately thread ingredients on each skewer in the following order: tomato, tortellini, basil, cheese, tomato, tortellini, basil, cheese and tomato. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette before serving.

Cook's Tip: These skewers make great appetizers for entertaining or serve 3 skewers together as a main dish.


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    Loved it...

    Joanne Smith from usa

    they were a hit at my party. I served them with olive oil pasta... yummy...

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/33 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 33 

  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 90
  • Total Fat: 9g (15% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 5g (25% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 25mg (8% of DV)
  • Sodium: 250mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 7g (2% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (5% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Vitamin A: 15% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 10% of DV
  • Calcium: 30% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Tortellini "Caprese" Skewers

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (11 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini (9 oz.)
  • 66 (1-inch) fresh mozzarella cubes or small mozzarella balls (about two 8-ounce packages)
  • 99 pear or cherry tomatoes (about two 10.5-ounce containers)
  • 66 fresh basil leaves or sprigs (about one 4-ounce package)
  • 33 (10-inch) wooden skewers

 

Directions

COMBINE pesto, vinegar and water in small bowl; whisk to combine.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water and place in large bowl. Drizzle with half of pesto vinaigrette. Cover pasta and remaining vinaigrette with plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until cold.

TO ASSEMBLE, alternately thread ingredients on each skewer in the following order: tomato, tortellini, basil, cheese, tomato, tortellini, basil, cheese and tomato. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette before serving.

Cook's Tip: These skewers make great appetizers for entertaining or serve 3 skewers together as a main dish.

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