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1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini

40 pimiento-stuffed olives

40 large pitted ripe olives

3/4 cup Italian salad dressing

40 thin slices pepperoni

20 thin slices hard salami, halved

Fresh parsley sprigs, optional

​Mozzarella or jack cheese cut into @40 - 1/2 inch cubes -optional


40 skewers -@5 inches long-bamboo or wooden



Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the tortellini, olives and salad dressing. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.


Drain and discard marinade. For each appetizer, thread a stuffed olive, folded pepperoni slice, tortellini, folded salami piece, ripe olive, cheese and parsley sprig (if desired) on a skewer. 

Yield: 40 appetizers.

Antipasto Kebobs

A perfect hardy appetizer for 20-30 people. I like to add cheese cubes to the skewers too.  A bit of work but worth the efforts.


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