These Protein Pasta Chips are a high-protein gluten-free spin on the viral TikTok pasta chips. They’re wonderfully crunchy, super easy to make, and bizarrely addictive.

Protein Pasta Chips [Vegan]



  • 8 oz chickpea cavatappi pasta (or your choice of pasta), cooked al dente according to package directions
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh-grated vegan Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • optional pizza sauce, marinara sauce, or ranch dressing for dipping


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  2. Drizzle cooked pasta with olive oil and toss.
  3. Add vegan Parmesan and spices and toss again.
  4. Put seasoned pasta in single layer in an air fryer (do in batches if needed).
  5. Air fry for 7 to 10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve with your choice of dipping sauce.

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