Parmesan crusted tortellini bites
  • Cooking Time: 10 min
  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 min
  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated three cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Panko*
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  1. 1.In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook tortellini according to package instructions; drain well.
  2. 2.Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. 3.In a large bowl, combine Panko and Parmesan; set aside.
  4. 4.Working in batches, dredge tortellini in flour, dip into eggs, then dredge in Panko mixture, pressing to coat.
  5. 5.Add tortellini to the skillet, 8 or 10 at a time, and cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  6. 6.Serve immediately with marinara sauce, garnished with additional Parmesan, if desired.
crunchy yet cheesy and great for kids who are picky