Air Fryer Tortellini with Prosciutto

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  • Total Time

    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


  • Makes

    about 3-1/2 dozen

  • Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • TORTELLINI:
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (12 ounces) refrigerated prosciutto ricotta tortellini
  • Cooking spray
  • Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until tender, 3-4 minutes. Stir in tomato puree, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, preheat air fryer to 350°. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and milk. In another bowl, combine bread crumbs, garlic powder, cheese, parsley and salt.
  • Dip tortellini in egg mixture, then in bread crumb mixture to coat. In batches, arrange tortellini in a single layer in greased air-fryer basket; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Turn; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 4-5 minutes longer. Serve with sauce; sprinkle with additional minced fresh basil.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 appetizer: 38 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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