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Deep Fried Tortellini
CATEGORIES: Appetizer
Tortellini and deep fried...What is not love to about this party pleaser?
DeepFriedTortellini
RECIPE YIELDS: 30

PREP TIME: 10 min.

COOK TIME: 3 min.

INGREDIENTS
1 (16 ounce) package refrigerated or fresh tortellini (pick your favorite...We used pesto filled)
1 c bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste
2 t Italian seasoning
1 T dried parsley, to taste
oil for deep frying
2 eggs, lightly beaten
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions (al dente). Rinse under cool water, and allow to cool slightly.
  2. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs,salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and parsley.
  3. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep skillet over medium heat. In small batches, dip the tortellini in egg, and place in resealable bag. Shake to coat, and set aside on a plate until the oil is hot.
  4. In batches, deep fry breaded tortellini until golden brown. May be served with tomato/pizza sauce for dipping.