This Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe is a quick and simple way to make perfectly cooked broccoli for dinner. Broccoli in an air fryer becomes tender with just a slight crisp, a great healthy side dish for busy nights.
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Easy Air Fried Broccoli with Lemon
I love simply cooked vegetables that are tender with a slightly crisp outside. Air fried broccoli turns out fantastic every time. This Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe keeps the flavors simple, just a touch of red chili flakes and lemon let the broccoli shine.
For a shortcut I buy a large bag of pre-washed, pre-trimmed broccoli to keep on hand. Super easy and nutritious!
Is Broccoli Good In The Air Fryer
Yes! I really love cooking vegetables in the air fryer because it is quick, easy and gives them a nice texture. Broccoli is definitely a vegetable to cook in an air fryer. Here are a few more air fried veggies: Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts – Air Fryer Asparagus – Air Fryer Garlic Mushrooms
Ingredients Needed For Air Fried Broccoli (screenshot for grocery list)
- Broccoli Florets
- Red Chili Flakes
How To Make Air Fryer Broccoli
- Wash broccoli and trim the ends.
- Toss broccoli with oil, salt and pepper then transfer to greased air fryer basket. Arrange in an even layer.
- Air fry at 375ºF for 10 minutes for al dente. Add 2-3 extra minutes for extra tender broccoli. Toss once halfway through cooking.
- Sprinkle with red pepper flakes, add a squeeze of lemon juice and serve.
What To Serve With This Broccoli
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 230Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 337mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 16gSugar: 7gProtein: 11g
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