Festive Tortellini Skewers

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package of fresh basil washed and dried
  • 1 Container grape or cherry tomatoes washed and dried
  • ½ Package cheese tortellini
  • 1 Ball fresh mozzarella, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 4 oz of bottled or freshly prepared pesto
  • Appetizer skewers or toothpicks

Preparation:

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Strain and place in a single layer on a plate or baking sheet until ready to use.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine fresh mozzarella with pesto and stir until coated evenly.
  3. To assemble the skewers, tear off a small piece of basil and add to skewer. Next add a tomato, followed by a tortellini. Finish the skewer with a cube of mozzarella at the end of the skewer.
  4. The skewers can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated in an airtight container until ready to serve.

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