Best Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe: Make Magic In Your Air Fryer by 30Seconds Food

Best Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe: Make Magic In Your Air Fryer

"This just might be the very best broccoli you've ever had!" says Rachel Maser, mom of four and founder/creator of the clean eating blog, Clean Food Crush®. "This recipe actually works with frozen broccoli, too! You’ll need to double the cooking time, so somewhere around 20 minutes (flipping the broccoli halfway) and you’ve got a delicious veggie side dish straight from the freezer, if needed! Just keep an eye on things the first time since all machines are different."

Serve this easy air fryer broccoli recipe as a side dish with chicken, beef, pork, lamb or seafood. It's the perfect side dish or even grab-and-go snack when you're eating healthy. 

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 to 10 minutes
Total Time: 14 to 15 minutes
Servings: 4


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Recipe Notes

  • It may seem like too little oil, but resist the urge to add more or else your broccoli florets will end up soggy.
  • The leftover broccoli can be tossed in a salad the next day.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees F. Place the broccoli florets into a large bowl and drizzle with the oil. Sprinkle with the seasonings of your choice, if desired, and season with sea salt and pepper, to taste. Toss well.
  2. Transfer the broccoli into the air fryer basket.
  3. Air fry for 9 to 10 minutes, shaking the basket to flip the florets halfway. 

Recipe and photo courtesy of Clean Food Crush®.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 43

Total Fat: 2.6g

Saturated Fat: 0.3g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 23mg

Total Carbohydrate: 4.5g

Dietary Fiber: 1.8g

Total Sugars: 1.2g

Protein: 1.9g

Vitamin D 0mcg

Calcium: 32mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 216mg

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Looks amazing and healthy too 😋
Elisa Schmitz
We eat broccoli all the time and always looking for fresh ways to make it. Thanks for the easy, delicious recipe!
Kelly Bradshaw
Someone teach me to cook lol
Elisa Schmitz
Haha, Kelly Bradshaw , we hear you! We try to share recipes that are pretty easy (and always delish). Let us know if you try it!

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