Antipasto Meatball Skewers

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Antipasto Meatball Skewers

These skewers are fun to make, and everyone will love the colors and flavors.

  • 1/2 package Fast Fixin Fully Cooked Italian Style Meatballs

    1/2 lb Mountain View Meat Company Hot Links

    3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    1 tbsp Garden Club Apple Cider Vinegar

    1/2 tsp Daddy Hinkle’s Original dry seasoning

    1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

    1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano

    14 oz can small artichoke hearts, drained and sliced lengthwise

    8 oz fresh mozzarella balls, small or pearl size

    1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes

    9 oz package refrigerated cheese tortellini, cooked to package directions

    1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into large pieces

  • Step 1Warm meatballs according to package directions.

    Step 2Slice hot links into inch chunks. Set aside.

    Step 3In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, Daddy Hinkle's seasoning, red pepper and oregano.

    Step 4Add artichoke hearts, mozzarella balls, tomatoes, tortellini, meatballs and tortellini, and gently fold together. Let marinate for at least 2 hours.

    Step 5Thread ingredients onto bamboo skewers, adding pieces of basil to each skewer.

    Step 6Serve at room temperature.

    Step 7Great as a holiday appetizer. Makes about 15 regular-size skewers. Can double serving size by cutting skewers in half.