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Pasta chips in a serving bowls with homemade marinara sauce.
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Pasta Chips Recipe

This Pasta Chips recipe is a fun and unique way to enjoy your pasta! Deep-fried into golden perfection served with a homemade marina sauce. It is a PASTA-stic appetizer or snack for kids and adults alike.
Cook Time30 mins
Sun or Air Drying6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: bowtie pasta, marinara sauce, pasta
Servings: 6
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 cups pasta (bowtie, ziti or rigatoni)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon rock salt
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½-1 tablespoon paprika powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste


  • cup tomato paste
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  • Pour water in a large pot, add the rock salt and bring it to a rolling boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes or until al dente.
    4 cups water, 1 tablespoon rock salt, 2 cups pasta
  • Drain the water and transfer cooked pasta on a draining rack or baking sheet in a single layer. Let them dry out under the sun for a day or air-dry overnight.
  • Mix ½ tablespoon garlic powder, ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper, parmesan cheese, and salt in a small bowl.
    In another small bowl, mix ½ tablespoon garlic powder, ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper, paprika powder, and salt.
    1 tablespoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, ½-1 tablespoon paprika powder, 1-2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, Salt
  • Heat enough oil in a skillet and deep-fry half of the dried pasta until they float and turn golden brown. Remove pasta from oil using a slotted spoon or spider ladle.
  • Transfer them to a large mixing bowl then add the first flavor mix. Shake and toss the bowl around until the chips are covered with the flavoring.Then transfer to a serving bowl. Do the same to with the other half using the other flavor mix.
  • Enjoy as is or with your favorite chip dip.


  • Combine all the ingredients in a microwave safe bowl and mix until well blended. Heat in the microwave at high for 1 minute, taking it out and mixing it every 20 seconds .
    Salt, ⅓ cup tomato paste, ¼ cup water, 1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon dried oregano, ½ teaspoon dried basil, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, Pepper



Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 546mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 910IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg