Cheese & Pasta Kabobs
Cheese & Pasta Kabobs

Cheese & Pasta Kabobs

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

35 min
02 hrs 35 min


1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese or spinach tortellini

3/4 cup zesty Italian dressing

1 (8-ounce) slice (1/2-inch thick) ham, cubed

1 (3-ounce) slice (1/2-inch thick) hard salami, cubed

Red and geen bell pepper chunks

Large pitted ripe olives

8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cubed 3/4-inch

8 ounces Cheddar cheese, cubed 3/4-inch


24 (6-inch) wooden skewers

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook 24 tortellini according to package directions; drain.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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


11Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
440Sodium (mg)
7Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
9Protein (g)


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  September 10, 2008

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.

— says Sue
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