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Italian Meatball Skewers Appetizer Recipe
1 beaten egg
1 8-ounce can pizza sauce
3/4 cup soft bread crumbs (1 slice)
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon snipped parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8 ounces ground beef
4 ounces bulk Italian sausage
30 cheese tortellini
Spinach leaves or salad greens
Combine beaten egg, 2 tablespoons of the pizza sauce, bread crumbs, onion, parsley,
garlic, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
Add ground beef and bulk Italian
sausage; mix well. Shape into 30 meatballs.
Place meatballs in a 2-quart rectangular
microwave-safe baking dish. Cover dish with waxed paper. Microwave on 100 percent
power (high) for 6 to 8 minutes or until meatballs are done, rearranging meatballs
and rotating the dish a half-turn once.
Drain meatballs on paper towels.
cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain well. Place remaining
pizza sauce in a 2-cup glass measure. Cook, covered, on high for 2 to 3 minutes
until heated through, stirring once.
Pour into a small serving bowl. Place bowl
in the center of a platter lined with spinach leaves or salad greens. Spear
a meatball and a tortellini on 30 cocktail picks or short skewers. Arrange meatball
kabobs on the platter around the pizza sauce.