Marinated Tortellini and Cheese Kabobs

Marinated Tortellini and Cheese Kabobs

  • Prep: 3 hr 45 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 3 hr 45 min
  • Serving: 24 appetizers

These impressive hors devours are actually simple to make. Have the ingredients ready and put together the kebabs 1 hour before guests arrive.


  • 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 green bell pepper chunks
  • Large pitted ripe olives
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Monterey Jack Cheese, cubed about 3/4-inch
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Cheddar Cheese, cubed about 3/4-inch
  • 24 (6-inch) wooden skewers


  1. Cook the tortellini according to package directions, drain and then place in a large plastic Ziploc bag.
  2. Add the Italian dressing, ham, salami, red and green pepper chunks and olives to the bag with the tortellini, and turn bag a few times to coat.
  3. Place the bag in the refrigerator for 3 hours and then remove and drain.
  4. Thread the tortellini, ham, salami, peppers chunks, olives and cheese on wooden skewers, and serve immediately.


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