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Krazy pasta kabobs

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 6–8 minutes

4 1/2 ounces (half a package) refrigerated cheese tortellini
7 six-inch bamboo skewers
14 3/4-inch cubes reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
14 3/4-inch cubes lean ham
14 grape (or cherry) tomatoes
3/4 cup light Italian dressing

Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Onto each skewer, using a twisting motion, push 1 cheese cube, 1 ham cube, 1 tortellini, and 1 tomato. Repeat, ending with tomato. Place kabobs on a serving dish, drizzle evenly with Italian dressing, and serve. Alternately, the dressing can be served on the side for dipping.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 129
  Carbohydrate: 11 g
  Protein: 10 g
  Fat: 5 g
  Saturated fat: 2 g
  Sodium: 198 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 medium-fat meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1




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