Tortellini Kabobs is one of the greatest italian recipes for appetizers. This is a tasty Italian dish that everyone should try. Low calorie and vegetarian, it is a must try all year round.
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 10 mins
- 1 pound cheese tortellini cooked according to package directions
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons Italian Salad Dressing Mix
- 1/2 cup Natural Grapeseed Oil
- 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms quarted
- 3 tablespoons water
- Cook tortellini according to package directions. Cool for 20 minutes.
- Mix red wine vinegar, water, Italian Salad Dressing Mix and Natural Grapeseed Oil in a large bowl.
- Stir in tortellini, tomatoes and mushrooms. Cover and refrigerate for one and half hours, stirring once to coat.
- Cut tortellini, mushrooms, and tomatoes to thread-like alternately on skewers. Heat a grill pan over medium to almost high heat. Grill each skewer for 2-3 minutes per side or until turns light brownish.
- Serve as desired.
- 180 Calories (kcal)
- 8 Fat (g)
- 2 Saturated Fat (g)
- 21 Carbohydrates (g)
- 1 Fiber (g)
- 2 Sugar (g)
- 6 Protein (g)
- 15 Cholesterol (mg)
- 260 Sodium (mg)
Do you have to get bored in cooking the common meals for your large family or even friends? There's always that sweet meal that will make your family yearn for more meals from you. Apart from the sweetness and being tasty, every ingredient is so useful to the body. Its sweetness is something else that can only be equated to heaven.
Speaking of nutritional value, do you know the value of red wine vinegar in any meal? Let me take you through.
If you have weight-loss goals, you don't have to completely focus on all the foods you shouldn't eat. Instead, turn your attention to fat-burning foods you should be eating more, like red wine vinegar. In a study published in the journal Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, researchers found that red wine vinegar actually helps reduce overall body fat content. Red wine vinegar has acetic acid which helps significantly to drop body mass index (BM)I, body weight, waist circumference, and visceral fat area. The overall conclusion was that red wine vinegar can indeed reduce general body fat.
It can slow the signs of aging. A 2010 study published in the Food Research International Journal explored the composition of red wine vinegars, and found that they are high in anthocyanins. As natural antioxidants, anthocyanins help slow down the aging process. Note, although all red wine vinegar contains beneficial anthocyanins, the quantity present in varies depending on the type and quality of vinegar used. .
It can suppress your appetite. It may seem too good to be true that eating more of something can make you want to eat less, but in red wine vinegar's case, it's totally true. Acetic acid is an active ingredient in red wine vinegar that keeps food in the stomach for a longer period of time. This causes a delay in the release of the hormone ghrelin, which then triggers the sensation of hunger. If you're looking to kill your appetite for food (and let's be honest, who isn't?), then this kabobs has it. You can eat it in the morning and trust me by evening you will still feel to be full. Plus it saves on costs of meals.
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