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Fried Tortellini with Spicy Ranch Dip Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marsha Foltermann
Added: Saturday, April 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1 (16 ounce) bottle Ranch-style dressing with peppercorns
2 large eggs
2 cups fine bread crumbs
3/4 cup mild chunky salsa
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 cups vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Cook tortellini according to package. Drain and cool.
Whisk 1 cup dressing and eggs in a large bowl until blended. Add tortellini and let stand 10 minutes. Drain and dredge in breadcrumbs; place on baking sheet. Cover and chill at least one hour. Stir remaining dressing, salsa, and chopped cilantro; cover dip and chill.
Pour oil into a Dutch Oven; heat to 375. Fry tortellini until golden on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Serve with dip.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can substitute 1-16 ounce bottle Ranch Dressing plus 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper.

Can keep tortellini warm in a 200 degree oven up to 2 hours.

 

 

 

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