Tortellini and Tomato Skewers

by Erica Dinho on May 6, 2010

Planning a party? Consider putting these Tortellini and Tomato Skewers on your to-do list for appetizers.

They are simple and absolutely delicious. Great for easy entertaining!

Buen provecho!

Recipe adapted from the magazine “Better Homes and Gardens”.



(Makes about 100 Skewers)

  • 29 oz package refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 100 organic grape tomatoes
  • 1(16oz) bottle Italian salad dressing

Tortellini Skewers


  1. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine the tortellini and grape tomatoes. Add the Italian dressing. Mix well and place in the refrigerator for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  3. Using cocktail skewers, thread two tortellinis and one grape tomato. Place on a serving plate.
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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kim May 6, 2010 at 10:33 AM

They’re so pretty Erica! Definitely great for a party or gathering. Plus, I bet they would go really fast;-) Everyone loves pasta!


2 Rachana Kothari May 6, 2010 at 11:37 AM

This is a great idea Erica!!! they would be a great hit at the parties :)


3 Baking is my Zen May 6, 2010 at 12:24 PM

Food on a stick…makes for fun eating! :)


4 5 Star Foodie May 6, 2010 at 3:44 PM

These are so cute and colorful! I love the idea!


5 Simply Life May 6, 2010 at 4:11 PM

YUM! I would never think to put tortellini on a skewer – genius!


6 Sandra G May 6, 2010 at 7:28 PM

Food on a stick how fun! looks very colorful too!


7 Erica May 6, 2010 at 7:48 PM

Thank you everyone for the comments!


8 KennyT May 6, 2010 at 10:30 PM

This is fun food, Erica!


9 Joy May 6, 2010 at 10:32 PM

Brilliant idea! What a party treat!


10 norma May 7, 2010 at 9:26 AM

I like food on a stick. This really looks good.


11 tasteofbeirut May 7, 2010 at 2:27 PM

I love ideas like that! Fun! Tasty! (I will make my own dressing though!)


12 Sandi May 7, 2010 at 5:43 PM

Erica I never thought to put tortellini on skewers…that is a great idea!!! They look wonderful!!


13 Erica May 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Thank you guys for visiting my site!


14 Kitchen Butterfly May 8, 2010 at 12:40 PM

What a great idea, with pots of pesto and tapenade to hand…..hmmm


15 Soma May 8, 2010 at 7:32 PM

I could have never ever come up with such a cute idea. I think it will work out great with the kids party too, with little toothpicks. Awesome.


16 Chef E May 11, 2010 at 9:52 AM

I love the simplicity of this! Goodness help me if I am left a lone with them- Poof! They will be gone :)


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