Try this recipe for air fryer broccoli in minutes. Each bite is crispy and tasty with amazing garlic flavor.
Air fryer broccoli
This is a guaranteed way to get even the pickiest eaters to eat broccoli! The air fryer gives the broccoli such a crispy texture and it is the best side dish.
If you enjoyed our recipe for Air Fryer Cauliflower, this new recipe for air fryer broccoli is a must try. My family loves vegetables in the air fryer and it is super easy.
The broccoli has the perfect amount of crunch while being tender on the inside. The garlic salt gives it the perfect amount of flavor. It isn’t overpowering but just enough to really give the broccoli the best flavor.
You can enjoy a delicious recipe while eating keto or low carb. In fact, the entire family will love this!
What type of air fryer is needed for this air fryer broccoli recipe?
I love my air fryer and my only regret is that I didn’t purchase one sooner. I have the 5.8 quart air fryer here and it is awesome.
This is such a great way to enjoy foods that taste like they are fried but with significantly less oil than traditional ways to fry food. You need little to no oil to use the air fryer and it makes for a really great meal.
Whether you want to cook veggies, chicken, fish or more, the air fryer is a game changer. If you do not have one yet, you will love cooking with one and making this delicious broccoli recipe.
Do air fryers make food crispy?
Essentially, the air fryer moves air quickly over food similar to broiling it in an oven that it gives the food a similar tastes to food that has been fried in oil. It is crispy and delicious without all of the oil!
The air fryer doesn’t require a large amount of oil like a traditional fryer requires so foods cooked in the air fryer generally have less calories and less fat than fried foods.
Let’s get started.
With only a few ingredients, this flavorful and easy broccoli comes together quickly. It is the best!
Ingredients needed for broccoli in air fryer:
- 3 Cups Broccoli Florets
- 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- ½ tsp Garlic Salt
- ½ tsp Pepper
How to make air fryer broccoli:
Toss all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl to thoroughly coat the broccoli with the olive oil and seasonings.
Place the seasoned broccoli in an air fryer and cook at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Toss the broccoli halfway through until the broccoli is the crispiness that you prefer.
Tips for the best air fryer broccoli:
Make sure you toss the broccoli about half way through until the broccoli is the desired crispiness you prefer. This is key to crispy broccoli.
I have found that my children will eat broccoli without hesitation if if is crispy. It’s a game changer!
We enjoy the broccoli plain and the garlic gives it the perfect amount of seasoning. Sometimes, the kids like to add cheese on top and that is definitely yummy.
This is really such a great recipe.
You can also make frozen air fryer broccoli.
Fresh or frozen, this broccoli is a great side dish either way.
What to serve with air fryer broccoli recipe?
So many options but here are a few favorites around here.
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Enjoy air fryer frozen broccoli for a delicious and easy keto side dish recipe.
This is a delicious way to enjoy great food and still eat healthy. The entire family will enjoy it so it is a win for sure. I love only having to cook one side dish.
I love meals that everyone can enjoy. It saves time and the air fryer is amazing. We have also used the instant pot but it isn’t the same crunch texture.
You can mix up the seasoning but we love black pepper, garlic powder or garlic salt and sometimes parmesan cheese. You will get perfectly roasted broccoli every time!
Give it a try and let us know how you like it! It is sure to be a hit.
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These should keep you busy for awhile and you definitely won’t go hungry eating low carb! With so many yummy recipes to try, the entire family might want to jump on board with low carb.
Print this air fryer broccoli recipe below:
Air Fryer Broccoli
- 3 Cups Broccoli Florets
- 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt
- 1/2 tsp Pepper
- Toss all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl to throughly coat the broccoli with the olive oil and seasonings.
- Place the seasoned broccoli in an air fryer and cooked at 375 degrees F for 10-15 minutes (toss the broccoli halfway through) until the broccoli is the crispiness that you prefer.
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