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Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl Photo by: Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Tortellini Caprese Bites

Tortellini Caprese Bites are drizzled with a basil vinaigrette and are so simple to prepare. The no-mess presentation makes these appetizer skewers ideal for parties.

 

Southern Living DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Makes 12 servings
  • Hands-on:30 Minutes
  • Total:2 Hours, 47 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-oz.) package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 3 cups halved grape tomatoes
  • 3 (8-oz.) containers fresh small mozzarella cheese balls

Preparation

1. Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Rinse under cold running water.

2. Thread 1 tomato half, 1 cheese ball, another tomato half, and 1 tortellini onto each skewer. Place skewers in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Pour Basil Vinaigrette over skewers, turning to coat. Cover and chill 2 hours. Transfer skewers to a serving platter, and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Discard any remaining vinaigrette.

Note:

We tested with Whole Foods Ciliegine Fresh Mozzarella Cheese.

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