Learn how to make air fried broccoli in less than 20 minutes! This broccoli made in the air fryer is incredibly flavorful and full of crispy textures! Broccoli makes a great addition to any meal from lunch to dinner, and it is ready in less than 20 minutes which means it is perfect for dinners at home.
Air Fryer Broccoli
Have you jumped on the air fryer bandwagon? It’s seriously one of my favorite kitchen appliances. If you’re wondering how to make broccoli in the air fryer, it’s super easy and one of my favorite ways to cook broccoli.
The broccoli comes out so crispy and amazing! Not only is it finished with a nice char, but it also has some fresh flavors, too. Ready in seriously 10 minutes, this broccoli made in the air fryer delivers an incredible and healthy crunch.
What is better than roasted broccoli being ready in less than 20 minutes? The leftovers! Have some soups or casseroles in mind? This air fried broccoli has such an incredible flavor that it would be so delicious on its own or served with protein or your choice for a complete meal.
Broccoli is seriously one of our favorite veggies and it’s naturally vegan, gluten-free, low carb, paleo, keto-friendly and Whole30 compliant.
What You Need For This Broccoli Recipe
- 1 bunch of raw broccoli
- salt and pepper
How to make Air Fryer Broccoli
- Rinse one bunch of frozen broccoli. Divide and cut each floret of broccoli off of the large stem.
- Place the broccoli florets in the air fryer basket, spray with oil, then transfer back to the air fryer.
- Roast the broccoli in the air fryer for 10 minutes. If you prefer broccoli that is a little more charred, then cook for 15 minutes.
What to serve this side dish with
You can serve crispy air fried broccoli alone or with just about any protein or main dish. We love coating ours in some parmesan or almond flour batter and then coating it with some buffalo sauce as a game day appetizer.
How To Store The Leftovers
Once the broccoli has cooled, then simply transfer to a storage container or bag. Place in the refrigerator for up to four days. Roasted broccoli can be used for a variety of recipes, such as casseroles, meal prep, salads, soups, etc.
Calories For Broccoli
Broccoli is a favorite of ours for a variety of different reasons. Concerned about calories? Well, broccoli is relatively modest in calories as one traditional serving contains about 50 calories. A whole bunch of broccoli contains about 205 calories in total.
What other recipes can I use with broccoli?
These are some of our favorite healthy recipes that contain broccoli!
- Broccoli Salad (This recipe typically uses raw broccoli, but roasted broccoli will work, too!)
- Whole30 Broccoli Soup
- Broccoli Fritters
- Vegan Broccoli Soup
- Broccoli Pizza
- Roasted Frozen Broccoli
Other Yummy Air Fryer Recipes
This broccoli made in the air fryer is ready within minutes! Quick and healthy, this broccoli is family-friendly and perfect for any main course!
- 1 bunch broccoli
Rinse one bunch of frozen broccoli. Divide and cut each floret of broccoli off of the large stem.
Place the broccoli florets in the air fryer basket, spray with oil, then transfer back to the air fryer.Roast the broccoli in the air fryer for 10 minutes.
If you prefer broccoli that is a little more charred, then cook for 15 minutes.