Tortellini Appetizer Kabobs

Tailgate appetizer kabobs

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Tortellini, pepperoni slices, artichoke hearts, farmers cheese cubes and half cherry tomatoes marinated in Italian dressing and served on or off a skewer for a kabob appetizer of served warm as a main dish.


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1 (9 oz.) package uncooked refrigerated cheese filled tortellini

1 (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and quartered- not marinated

1 (6 ounces) whole pitted black olives, drained

1 (3.5 oz) pepperoni slices (1 1/2 inch rounds)

68 inch wooden skewers

1 8 oz. Bottle Newman’s Oil and Vinegar Dressing

8 oz. Package of Monterey Jack or Farmer’s Cheese- cubed 1/2”

1 pint Cherry Tomatoes, halved


  1. Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Drain and Cool.
  2. Place the tortellini, hearts, olives and pepperoni in a zip lock bag with the dressing to marinate at least 2 hours or longer.
  3. Before serving spear the ingredients in order as desired on the skewers, adding the white cubed cheese and halved tomato to finish the appetizer kabob.
  4. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.


Served appetizer warm as a main dish with out being a kabob.