Tortellini Caprese Skewers

Everyone loves a skewer appetizer, and this one combines the fresh Mediterranean flavors of caprese salad with Armanino Tortellini.

Ingredients

 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup chopped fresh basil, plus 1 cup leaves
 1 tbsp lemon juice
 kosher salt and ground black pepper
 2 packages Armanino Tricolor Cheese Tortellini, thawed
 1 lb cherry or grape tomatoes
 1 lb bocconcini mozzarella

Directions

1

Whisk oil, chopped basil, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt, and black pepper in large bowl until well blended. Add pasta, tomatoes and mozzarella; toss gently. Let stand 30 minutes to marinate.

2

Thread 1 tortellini, 1 tomato, 1 mozzarella ball and 1 folded basil leaf onto a skewer. Add another tomato and tortellini. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with remaining marinade before serving.

Chef’s Tips

Substitute 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces, for the bocconcini.

Ingredients

 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup chopped fresh basil, plus 1 cup leaves
 1 tbsp lemon juice
 kosher salt and ground black pepper
 2 packages Armanino Tricolor Cheese Tortellini, thawed
 1 lb cherry or grape tomatoes
 1 lb bocconcini mozzarella

Directions

1

Whisk oil, chopped basil, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt, and black pepper in large bowl until well blended. Add pasta, tomatoes and mozzarella; toss gently. Let stand 30 minutes to marinate.

2

Thread 1 tortellini, 1 tomato, 1 mozzarella ball and 1 folded basil leaf onto a skewer. Add another tomato and tortellini. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with remaining marinade before serving.

Tortellini Caprese Skewers

Yields8 Servings

Prep Time40 mins

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