NEXT RECIPE >

Fried Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe
Fried Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Fried Prosciutto Tortellini Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
My take on Italian street food, these fried tortellini are crunchy, gooey good. For the sauce, use the best quality tomatoes you can find. —Angela Lemoine, Howell, New Jersey
Recommended: 52 Date Night Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:43 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 43 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 package (12 ounces) refrigerated prosciutto ricotta tortellini
  • TOMATO SAUCE:
  • 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
  • Additional minced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer: 48 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Directions

  1. Whisk together eggs and milk. In another bowl, stir together the next five ingredients.
  2. In an electric skillet, heat 1/4-in. oil to 375°. Dip tortellini in egg mixture, then in bread crumb mixture to coat. Fry tortellini in batches, adding oil as necessary, until golden brown, 1-1/2 to 2 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, cooking until softened. Stir in tomato puree, basil, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Sprinkle with minced fresh basil.
  4. Serve tortellini with tomato sauce for dipping. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Fried Prosciutto Tortellini in Taste of Home November 2016, p88


Reviews for Fried Prosciutto Tortellini

AVERAGE RATING
(0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image