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Air Fryer Broccoli

Air Fryer Broccoli in under 10 minutes! These delicious broccoli florets have a crispy exterior and the inside is tender with a bite
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 115kcal



  • 12 oz broccoli
  • 5 garlic cloves pressed
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon cut into half
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmigiano reggiano optional


  • Rinse and pat dry broccoli. Cut into 1 inch wide and 2 inch long florets. Place in a medium bowl and add garlic, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. Mix well coating the broccoli.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 F for 5 minutes.
  • Place the broccoli in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Air fry at 350 F for 8 minutes, shake the basket halfway through. *Optionally sprinkle Parmigiano over the broccoli for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Serve hot with lemon wedges and enjoy!



Use 1 teaspoon garlic powder instead of fresh garlic
Oven Instructions:
Preheat the oven to 400 F
Toss all ingredients, including Parmigiano if using, and line up the broccoli on a parchment paper-lined baking tray. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 F
Air Frying frozen broccoli in an air fryer?
Yes! You can air fry frozen broccoli. Start by air frying the frozen broccoli for 7 to 8 minutes so that it thaws. Then add all the seasonings and cook broccoli as per this recipe at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes.


Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 557IU | Vitamin C: 91mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg
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