Monday, January 23, 2012

Tortellini Skewers

Need to serve something tasty but don't have the time or energy to make something that's gonna be really involved?  Want a fun main dish for dinner that you can prepare in a snap?  Have I got a dish for you.

Buttoni premade, refrigerated Tortellini...I got two packages:  Three Cheese and Spinach Feta (I think!).  They were BOGO at the store.  (Please ignore my nasty tile countertop.  I do my best to ignore it.  I've given up cleaning it because in a day it's stained again, even after scraping, bleaching, grout-line-painting, and sealing.  My new counter top is on it's way, thank goodness!)

refrigerated Tortellini
olive oil
Pesto sauce
Spaghetti or Marinara sauce
wooden skewers

1.  Boil pasta as directed on package.  When done, pour into colander and rinse well with cold water.  Allow to cool and drain completely.
2.  Toss cooked tortellini in a bowl with a little olive oil.  Either store in a container in fridge, or go ahead and skewer the pasta to serve immediately.
3.  Serve with pasta sauces of your choice, but my preference is for pesto (which I also bought premade).  Drizzle sauce over the tortellini skewer once it's on your plate.

Source:  photo idea found on Pinterest


  1. yeah, these were yummy at Christmas.

  2. Where did you get the pesto sauce? Have you ever made this yourself?

  3. I bought it in the produce department at Harris Teeter. I really want to try making it myself though. I LOVE pesto!