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Toasted Tortellini Bites

Crispy exterior and a soft cheesy interior, these toasted tortellini bites will make a great appetizer for all your Holiday parties.

It is December.

The season for get-togethers, pot lucks and parties.

Bite sized food are always fun. Perfect when you are holding that glass of wine in one hand.

Store-bought refrigerated tortellini, crusted and deep fried. 

The usual. But, what makes these special? Blanching ’em first. 

It transforms them into soft pillows with a crispy crust. YUM!!!

These are good for light lunch/dinner or kids snack any day.

toasted torteliini bites

toasted torteliini bites

toasted torteliini bites

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5 from 3 votes

Toasted Tortellini Bites

Crispy exterior and a soft cheesy interior, these toasted tortellini bites will make a great appetizer for all your Holiday parties.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: toasted tortellini bites
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Maria Doss

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Bring a medium pot of water to boil. Add tortellini and let cook until it floats on top (2-3 minutes). Drain and let cool.
  • Prepare a breading station
    – Place all purpose flour in one bowl.
    – Into a second bowl, beat 2 eggs and 1 tablespoon water with fork, until mixed well.
    – Into a third bowl, stir breadcrumbs, parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt and red pepper flakes together, until thoroughly combined.
  • Toss each tortellini in flour, then dip in beaten egg (turn to coat on all sides) and toss with parmesan-breadcrumb mixture. Place all prepared tortellinis on a plate.
  • Pour vegetable oil into a pan up to 2-inches deep. Heat until moderately hot (about 350 degrress F) over medium heat.
  • Deep fry tortellini (in batches) for about 3 minutes, until deep golden on all sides. Place on a paper towel lined plate.
  • Serve hot with marinara sauce for dipping.

Notes

For make ahead option – blanch tortellini, drain, cool and store in refrigerator for up to 2 days. Deep fry just before serving.

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Recipe Rating




Deepika|TheLoveOfCakes

Monday 11th of December 2017

So yummmyyy!! Crispy heavenly bites!! These sound like the perfect snacks for get-togethers! I wouldn't mind eating that plate alone though!!

Maria Doss

Tuesday 12th of December 2017

Thank you dear:)

Kelsie | the itsy-bitsy kitchen

Monday 11th of December 2017

SOOOO GOOD, Maria! They look amazing!

Maria Doss

Tuesday 12th of December 2017

Thank you Kelsie:)

Kelly @ Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats

Sunday 10th of December 2017

I love these little bites of heaven! Totally perfect for a snack or holiday party appetizer...as long as I don’t eat them all before the guests arrive hehehe :)

Maria Doss

Sunday 10th of December 2017

I totally get ya!! I finished almost half of it before even it got to the table:) Thanks Kelly.