Assorted Air Fried Pasta Chips

March 30, 2023
When the snack attack happens and you're looking for something simple, crispy and fun to make, try these air fried pasta chips. They are as easy to make as they are to eat! You probably have these ingredients laying around your home already so feel free to play around with any shapes, seasonings and even dips. It’s also a great alternative to your regular pretzels or chips munching. P.s. you might want to batch make them because they’ll be gone in seconds the minute you’ve made them!
close up of air fried pasta chips.

Assorted Air Fried Pasta Chips

Recipe Type: Appetizers
utensils YIELDS 2 servings
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  • 2 cups short pasta of choice (cooked)
  • Olive oil as needed
  • Choice of seasoning (e.g. garlic powder/ mixed herbs/ chili powder)
  • Choice of natural coloring (e.g. beetroot powder/ pesto/ turmeric powder)
  • Salt to taste
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1. Cook your pasta of choice according to its instructions in boiling water with some olive oil and salt. (I chose the bow pasta that took about 10–12 minutes.)

2. Strain your pasta and divide them into separate small bowls (depending on how many flavors you would like to make). Drizzle with some olive oil and your choice of seasoning. I did one plain and simple with some herbs and onion granules, the other with some beetroot powder and garlic powder and the other batch with some pesto sauce.

3. Pop them in your air fryer basket on some baking paper and air fry at 180°c for 5 minutes first.

4. Toss around your pasta chips and air fry for another 5 minutes and do the same afterwards (total 3 times and 15 minutes) until crispy.

5. Garnish with some cilantro (optional) and serve with your favorite dip or as is. Enjoy!

Also by Bel: Classic Vegan “Beef” Stew With Wine

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Bel Faustino
Bel’s curiosity for healthy living started at a young age of 11. From mindful eating to exercise, she always had a sweet tooth struggle and her weakness are desserts. It then took her high school and uni days to find the balance to maintain the healthy lifestyle yet enjoy desserts in a more guilt-free way and veganizing them seems the way to do it. Obsessed with always finding healthier alternatives, she hopes to recreate her favorite non vegan treats and share her recipes through her culture (Filipina born in Macau, S.A.R., China), lifestyle, childhood memories and travels (Southeast Asia, USA, Mexico, UK and more to come!). Follow her journey in Instagram @belbrosasfaustino.


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