Cheese & Pasta Kabobs

Cheese & Pasta Kabobs

Prepare ingredients several hours ahead of time and than assemble the kabobs shortly before guests arrive.

35 min. prep time
24 appetizers
151 Rating


1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese or spinach tortellini
3/4 cup zesty Italian dressing
1 (8-ounce) (1/2-inch thick) slice ham, cubed
1 (3-ounce) (1/2-inch thick) slice hard salami, cubed
Red and geen bell pepper chunks
Large pitted ripe olives
1 (8-ounce) package Monterey Jack cheese, cubed about 3/4-inch
1 (8-ounce) pakcage Cheddar cheese, cubed about 3/4-inch
24 (6-inch) wooden skewers


Cook 24 tortellini according to package directions; drain.

Place cooked tortellini, Italian dressing, ham, salami, red and green pepper chunks and olives in large resealable plastic food bag; tightly seal bag. Turn bag several times to coat well. Place in 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, 2-3 hours. Drain.

Thread tortellini, ham, salami, peppers chunks, olives and cheese on wooden skewers, as desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

Calories: 160

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 440mg

Carbohydrates: 7g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 9g

Recipe #5679©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

A little time consuming but well worth the effort. These went quickly and everyone loved them! I usually slice a piece of cabbage off so it stands flat and I stick the pointed ends of the kabobs into the cabbage. Makes for a very colorful and pretty presentation.

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