Cooking Tricks: Air Fryer Pasta Recipe Splits – “That Feels Illegal!”

You can cook just about anything in an air fryer, but some TikTok fans were outraged by a creator’s dinner suggestion that was made in the popular machine. @airfry_jen is sharing her top “air fryer tips” and “affordable meal ideas” on the social media platform, but one video has gotten thousands talking.

The video titled “Pasta cooked in the air fryer” has been viewed 8.4 million times.

Over 117,000 people have liked it and over 2,000 comments have been left.

The video, which is just 11 seconds long, begins with the caption “working tomorrow, which can only mean one thing…it’s time to cook the pasta!”

Jen is seen tossing some pasta around the basket of her air fryer, before adding a can of drained tuna, then pouring a jar of pasta sauce on top.

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Another wrote: ‘Seems illegal’, and a second chimed in: ‘Please don’t do this!!’

One comment read, “I’m calling the air fryer police,” and another agreed, “This seems so wrong on every level.”

Some, however, loved the meal suggestion: “Oooohhh now that’s an idea!!”

“Noooooo, I didn’t know you could wear something like that!” So smart,” another remarked.

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Whether you like them boiled or fried, the air fryer is a healthier and faster way to prepare them.

To boil the eggs, set the heat to 180 degrees Celsius and the timer to seven minutes.

For the fries, place aluminum foil over the basket, and spray with a little oil before cracking two eggs.

Close the air fryer, the temperature should be 190 degrees Celsius and the timer should be set for eight minutes.