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Crispy Air Fryer Pasta Chips are made with al dente pasta, grated parmesan, Badia’s Complete Seasoning and a bit of olive oil in the air fryer! Perfect little snack bites for an appetizer tray or to snack on while watching a movie!
RECIPE IS BELOW IN PRINTABLE RECIPE CARD BUT BLOG POST IS FULL OF “HOW TO MAKE IT”, TIPS, INFORMATION AND FAQ
Creators on Tik Tok are always coming up with fun recipes and trending tik tok recipes are normally pretty amazing and super easy to make! So, when I saw this one floating around on a couple of different videos, I knew that I wanted to give it a try.
After trying it, I knew I had to share it with y’all.
You might think that this is super odd when you first take a look at it. I get it. I did too. I thought that crisping pasta into pasta chips in the air fryer just couldn’t work the way they were saying it would. Well it did! It worked and it’s pretty dang good!
My husband is currently sitting on the couch snacking on them while watching a movie. They may be his new favorite crispy snack!
Why You Should Make these pasta chips…
- Fun snack
- Great for dipping
- Crispy bite
- Can be made with tons of different seasoning combinations
- great with all kinds of dipping sauces
- can be made with almost any type of pasta
QUICK GLANCE AT INGREDIENTS FOR Air Fryer Pasta Chips:
- dry Rotini pasta
- olive oil
- grated parmesan cheese
- Badia’s Complete Seasoning* (or your favorite seasoning blend)
- Pasta sauce
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You can change this snack up with your favorite pasta shape and seasonings
How to make Tik Tok Pasta Chips:
Time needed: 30 minutes.
- Cook Pasta to al dente
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
Add pasta and cook for 10 minutes.
Add olive oil to pasta and stir.
Add in cheese and seasoning and stir.
- Crisp it up in the air fryer
Add 1/2 of the pasta to the basket of an air fryer.
Air Fry at 400F for 10 minutes – 15 minutes, stirring or shaking the basket every few minutes until pasta is crispy.
DON’T FORGET TO STIR IT OR YOU WILL GET BURNT PASTA
Pour onto a plate to cool.
Air Fry remaining pasta.
If you try to cook it all at once, it won’t crisp!
Sprinkle with extra parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.
Serve with a dipping sauce.
- 16 ounces dry Rotini pasta
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon Badia's Complete Seasoning*
- Pasta sauce, for dipping
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
- Add pasta and cook for 10 minutes.
- Drain pasta.
- Add olive oil to pasta and stir.
- Add in cheese and seasoning and stir.
- Add 1/2 of the pasta to the basket of an air fryer.
- Air Fry at 400F for 10 minutes - 15 minutes, stirring or shaking the basket every few minutes until pasta is crispy.
- Pour onto a plate to cool.
- Air Fry remaining pasta.
- Sprinkle with extra parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.
- Serve with a dipping sauce.
*Badia's Complete Seasoning is the seasoning I like to use but you can use any seasoning.
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Badia Complete Seasoning, 3.5 oz
Goodful Stainless Steel 8 Quart Multi-Cooker Cookware Set, 4 Piece Pasta/Steamer
Microplane Premium Classic Series Zester Grater, 18/8, Black
Ninja FD401 Foodi 8-Quart 9-in-1 Deluxe XL Pressure Cooker Air Fry, Crisp, Steam, Slow Cook, Sear, Saute, Bake, Roast, Broil, Yogurt, Dehydrate, Extra Large Capacity, 45 Recipe Book, Stainless Finish
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 187Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 1104mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 7g
Frequently Asked Questions
You want to use a pasta shape that will be easy to pick up and snack on. Pasta shapes like Rigatoni, Penne, Farfalle (Bow Tie Pasta), Ziti and Fusilli are great choices for Pasta Chips.
You can use pasta sauce, pizza sauce, homemade marinara, alfredo, ranch or anything that you love.
Pasta chips are crispy like a chip!
Nope! This pasta is cooked and then crisped up! Don’t worry, you’re not going to be eating rock hard raw pasta!
Store them in an air tight bag or container on the counter for up to 3-4 days.
You could make ranch flavored pasta chips with ranch seasoning or taco pasta chips with taco seasoning. You could also use Italian seasoning on them or just salt and pepper! Old Bay seasoning on them would be great too!
You probably have too much pasta in the air fryer! You need to work in batches unless you have a massive air fryer. You you want about 2 cups of pasta at a time.
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Air Fryer Pasta Chips
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