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45-degree angle shot of air fryer carrots in a shallow white bowl

Air Fryer Carrots

These Air Fryer Carrots are mouthwatering roasted carrots that are tender and caramelized to perfection, then finished off with fresh herbs. Get ready for some serious munching – this side dish is quick to disappear! Naturally vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, dairy-free and Whole30 compliant.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fried carrot, air fryer carrots, healthy air fryer recipes, roasted carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 83 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 2 large carrots peeled and sliced on an angle into 1-2” long similar-sized slices
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut aminos , may sub with gluten-free Tamari or low sodium soy sauce
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1-2 tablespoons nutritional yeast or vegan grated parmesan cheese + more for topping

For the optional garnish

  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
  • 2-3 fresh basil leaves
  • toasted shelled pistachios a few roughly chopped and some whole


  1. If your air fryer requires preheating, preheat to 350F.
  2. Place the carrots in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil, coconut amninos and season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika and nutritional yeast / vegan parmesan.

    Overhead view of sliced raw carrots in a clear mixing bowl tossed with salt, black pepper, oil and coconut aminos with tongs.
  3. Add the carrots to the air fryer basket in a single layer, working in batches as needed. Cook for 18-25 minutes (or more depending on your air fryer and the size and thickness of your carrots), until tender, shaking halfway through.
    Overhead view of sliced raw carrots in an air fryer basket
  4. Once done, season with more salt and black pepper, as needed and garnish with a little bit more vegan parmesan, pistachios, a few basil leaves and some fresh chopped parsley and mint if desired. Serve warm and enjoy.

    45-degree angle shot of air fryer carrots in a shallow white bowl

Recipe Notes


  • To Store: Refrigerate cooled leftovers in an airtight container. Enjoy within 4 days.
  • To Reheat: Gently warm carrots over the stove or in the microwave. Serve once just warmed with extra salt and pepper.
  • To Freeze: Freeze cooled carrots in a heavy-duty storage bag. Reheat within 6 months without thawing.
  • T0 Reheat From Frozen: Defrost carrots in a skillet over a low-heat burner, then slightly increase the heat to finish warming.
Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.