Air Fryer Recipes

Air Fryer Asparagus

Asparagus Air Fried

If you are committed to a healthy lifestyle or just pride yourself on eating your veggies, don’t overlook the delicious, nutritious serving of asparagus. The humble asparagus can be a temperamental vegetable, and the people who don’t care for it oftentimes just haven’t tasted it at its best. When prepared correctly in your air fryer, asparagus is a crisp, delicious side dish perfectly paired with your favorite protein.

The secret to asparagus is the cooking method. Baking or broiling tends to over dry, while boiling tends to make a mushy green mess that it neither tasty nor appetizing. However, when steamed or cooked in an air fryer, asparagus spears are a winning side dish when you’re in the mood for something green other than broccoli or green beans.

So go ahead. Give these crisp, delicious asparagus spears a try. We suggest serving with pork, poultry, or beef and sweet potatoes or baby reds.

Asparagus Olive Oil Salt Pepper
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
11 mins
 
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: asparagus, vegetable
Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sprinkle salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Place asparagus in a bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

    Preparing asparagus to air fry
  2. Place in your air fryer basket and cook at 400 for 10-12 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through cooking time.

  3. Plate and enjoy.

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