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Air fryer pasta chips: the latest food trend everyone is nuts for

Who knew pasta can become chips in minutes?
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TikTok is the gift that keeps on giving for foodies – and the latest crazy trend has everyone reaching for their air fryers, again.


WATCH BELOW: Pasta chips made in the air fryer is new TikTok food trend

It’s interesting that so many of the TikTok food videos that go viral tend to be centred around one classic food staple – pasta.

There’s been feta pasta, strawberry pasta, honeycomb pasta and tray-baked gnocchi. 

The latest is turning the humble piece of pasta into a delectable snack – hello pasta “chips”.

People are making pasta into chips. (Credit: TikTok)

Pasta chips is as the name suggests – pasta that is eaten like chips.

TikTok user Feel Good Foodie uploaded a clip of her making the now-viral dish, where she describes them as the “best” appetiser.”I just tried the trending pasta chips, and they’re worth all the hype,” she says.
The pasta chips are made via an air fryer, and eaten with a dip. (Credit: TikTok)
In the video, which has over 2 million views already, she mixes cooked pasta with olive oil, parmesan cheese, and spices.She then adds the pasta to an air fryer basket at 200 degrees Celsius for 10 minutes, tossing half-way through.”I served it with a whipped feta dip, made with feta cheese, Greek yogurt, garlic and olive oil,” she says.”They’re so easy to make and so good,” she says.
“They’re so easy to make and so good.” (Credit: TikTok)
The pasta chips have received mixed reactions with some Italian purists a bit alarmed. “Hi, an Italian here, I just wanted to say, no,” one user commented.”These look amazing,” another wrote.

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