Pasta chips are taking over TikTok – and you can make them in just four simple steps

From a mouth-watering Focaccia Bread Garden recipe to a long list of delicious cookie recipes, TikTok is home to some of the most enthralling food creations we’ve come across, which is why we weren’t surprised when we chanced upon the latest sensation on the app: pasta chips.

Said to be extremely tasty in flavour, this fun appetiser idea is also relatively simple to replicate, so even those who aren’t great in the kitchen department can give this recipe a shot.

Keep reading to find out how you can create your very own version of pasta chips that has been going viral on TikTok recently.

Ingredients needed to make pasta chips

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This recipe doesn’t require a huge amount of ingredients and the best part is that majority of them are staples that can already be found easily in the kitchen.

The following are the ingredients you’ll need:

  • Any kind of pasta of your choice
  • Olive oil
  • Grated parmesan
  • Seasoning of your choice for an added boost of flavour (e.g. onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, Italian seasoning, chilli flakes)
  • A choice of dipping sauce

How to make pasta chips: a step-by-step guide

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Once you’ve prepared your ingredients, you’re ready to whip up some crunchy pasta chips.

Step 1: Start by boiling the pasta in salted water to get the perfect al dente texture.

Step 2: Once the pasta is cooked, toss them in olive oil. Afterwards, spread them evenly on a tray and season them with a seasoning of your choice.

Step 3: Then, place the pasta into the air fryer for seven to 10 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius, or place them into the oven for roughly 20 minutes at 180 degrees.

Step 4: Once they’re cooked to perfection, just allow your pasta chips to cool slightly before serving with your favourite dipping sauce!

Pasta chip inspiration on TikTok

To give you more inspiration, here are some of the favourite pasta chip recipes we’ve seen on TikTok that you can check out before cooking up a storm in your kitchen. Have fun cooking!

Using rigatoni pasta with olive oil, oregano, salt, chilli flakes, paprika, and cheese, this simple recipe makes a plate of addictive pasta chips and we’re loving it!

@colourfoodbookPasta Chips in the oven ✨ #pastachips #foodtrend #pastatiktok #fy #foryou♬ Beggin’ – Måneskin

For something fun that will even get the kids hooked on this yummy snack, go for farfalle (bow tie) pasta that you can easily grab with your fingers and dip!

@cookingwithbelloHave you tried PASTA CHIPS yet? ?❤️?? #PastaChips #pasta #italian #tiktokfood #crunch♬ original sound – ??Bello??

Check out this recipe for an Italian-inspired flavour using penne pasta.

@bigmommakimbo7PASTA CHIPS ?‍??? #pastachips #airfryer #airfryerrecipes #trend #hosome #bigmommakimbo #HotwireHotelGoals #fypシ♬ Beggin’ – Måneskin

Love your cheese? You won’t go wrong with this one that calls for bocconcini (a.k.a. baby balls of fresh mozzarella).

@himynameispriya? Pasta chips 10/10 #pastachips♬ original sound – Priya Sharma

This may be a vegan recipe, but that doesn’t mean non-vegans can’t try it too! Plus, how could you say no to extra crunchy pasta chips by adding bread crumbs in the mix?

@healthygirlkitchenTurning pasta into chips…I was skeptical ?but WOW these are 100% worth the hype. ##pastachips ##pastatiktok ##cookinghack

♬ Cooking – Oleg Kirilkov

Olive oil, parmesan cheese, oregano, and thyme make a classic hearty combination that is good for any time, any day.

@simplefood4you@kalejunkie made me try the VIRAL PASTA CHIPS TREND? #pastachips #recipe #cooking #foodie #foodtiktok #food #foryou #fyp

♬ Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran