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Lunchbox Tomato, Pepper and Tortellini Skewers
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Lunchbox Tomato, Pepper and Tortellini Skewers

Mini veggie skewers that are perfect for adult and kid lunchboxes. Serve with pesto, olive oil, and/or balsamic vinegar for some added flavor.
Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine American
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 20 skewers
Calories 49kcal

Equipment

  • toothpicks

Ingredients

  • 10 oz tortellini of choice
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes about 20
  • 1 bell pepper sliced into 20 squares
  • Pesto optional
  • Olive oil optional
  • Balsamic vinegar optional

Instructions

  • Cook the tortellini according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water after cooking. Wash tomatoes and prepare the pepper.
  • Prepare skewers by putting a 1 to 2 cooked tortellini pieces, a cherry tomato, and a slice of pepper on a toothpick. Make 20 or more skewers, depending on how much of each ingredient you have. 
  • Keep in the fridge, and add to your lunchbox all week long! 

Notes

You can use plain cheese tortellini or an option with different fillings. I used spinach tortellini for some added veg. 100% whole wheat options can also provide some added nutrition.

Nutrition

Serving: 1skewer | Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg