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Holiday Antipasti Skewers

Holiday Antipasti Skewers
Holiday Antipasti Skewers
This colorful recipe and photo are courtesy of the Midwest Dairy Council.


1 (9-oz.) package cheese-filled tortellini, cooked and cooled

1/2 c. fat-free Italian dressing

1 (8-oz.) black of reduced-fat Swiss cheese (or other white cheese, such as mozzarella)

2 c. baby spinach leaves

32 pieces of turkey pepperoni

3 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes

16 (9-inch) wooden skewers


Cook tortellini to the "al dente" stage (slightly firm). Cool. Place cooled tortellini in a bowl. Add dressing and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Cut cheese into small chunks. To assemble the skewers, place tortellini, followed by spinach leaves, pepperoni slice and tomato on the skewer. Repeat the pattern to make 16 skewers. Refrigerate until serving. 

Makes 16 servings.

Per Serving: about 140 calories, 7 grams (g) of fat, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein and 330 mg sodium

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