Sunday, June 24, 2018

Food

Mini Italian Skewers

8- to 9-oz pkg refrigerated cheese tortellini

About 50 salami slices

About 50 cubes of sharp white Cheddar

1 bottle Italian salad dressing

1 6-oz can or jar of medium olives, green, black, pimiento stuffed, kalamataor a combination

Toothpicks

 

Cook the tortellini according to the package directions, being careful not to overcook. Drain and let cool on the counter for about 10 minutes before placing them in a large zip-top bag or bowl. Dump the entire bottle of Italian dressing in with the tortellini and marinate for at least 2 hours (or overnight) in the refrigerator.

On each toothpick, thread the tortellini, salami, cheese slices and olives in any order. Arrange the skewers on a platter and store in refrigerator or serve immediately.

Note: This also makes a great cold pasta salad by combining all ingredients together in a bowl. Add in things like chopped red bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts or grated Parmesan cheese. If serving mostly adults, a spicy salami is the way to go. Makes about 50 mini skewers.

Recipe courtesy of listotic.com.


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