January Recipes

Air-Fried Spicy Tortellini

Air Fried Spicy Tortellini with a dipping sauce
Hands On:
35 minutes
Total Time:
35 minutes


  • 1 (9-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • ½ cup Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp Hy-Vee salt, plus additional to taste
  • 2 Hy-Vee large eggs
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup Hy-Vee Italian seasoned panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup Soirée shredded three cheese blend
  • 1 tsp Hy-Vee garlic powder
  • Gustare Vita spicy marinara pasta sauce, warmed; for serving
  • Fresh basil, for garnish
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Preheat air fryer to 400° according to manufacturer’s instructions.
Meanwhile, cook tortellini in salted boiling water according to pkg. directions. Drain and set aside.
Combine flour, crushed red pepper and 1 tsp. salt in a shallow bowl. Whisk together eggs and water in another shallow bowl. Combine bread crumbs, cheese blend and garlic powder in a third shallow bowl.
Dip tortellini, a few at a time, in flour mixture to coat; shake off excess. Then dip in egg mixture and coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on a baking sheet.
Spray air fryer basket with nonstick spray. Working in batches, place one layer of tortellini into basket; spray tortellini with nonstick spray. Air-fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp, turning and shaking occasionally. Season to taste with additional salt.
Serve tortellini with pasta sauce. Garnish with basil, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 6g 8%
Saturated Fat: 2g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 65mg 22%
Sodium: 570mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate: 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber: 1g 4%
Sugars: 0g 0%
Protein: 9g 18%

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