Antipasto Tortellini Bites

Fresh Antipasto Tortellini Bites make the perfect hearty party snack.  Serve at a baby shower, game day, with good friends and a bottle of your favorite wine! 😉 Who says Antipasto has to be in the form on a salad!  Grab your skewers and make these fantastic Antipasto Tortellini Bites.


  • 9 oz. fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 tbsp., divided
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 8 oz. mozzarella balls (such as Ciliegine)
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 4 oz. sliced salami
  • 1/4 lb. roasted red peppers, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 14 oz. artichoke hearts, drained and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 lb. green olives


  1. In a large pot of boiling water, add 1 tbsp. olive oil. Next, cook tortellini according to package directions until al dente. Drain and transfer to large bowl.
  2. Season cooked tortellini with salt and pepper. Add balsamic vinegar and 1/4 cup olive oil and mix to combine. Set aside.
  3. Marinate mozzarella: In a small bowl, add mozzarella balls, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, and remaining 1/4 cup olive oil. Mix to combine and set aside.
  4. Assemble skewers by layering one piece each mozzarella, salami, roasted red pepper, tortellini, basil, artichoke heart, and green olives.
    YIELD: 20 SKEWERS  by Rian Handler