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11 Delicious Veggie Recipes to Make in the Air Fryer

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You probably already know how great your air fryer is at cooking meat, but have you tried making your favorite vegetables in it yet? The air fryer is a quick and easy way to cook up vegetables to serve alongside of your favorite air fryer entrees. It’s honestly one of my favorite ways to use my air fryer as it makes delicious veggies so easy to make. These air fryer veggies make the perfect dinner side.

1. Air Fryer Broccoli

Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Cooking broccoli in the air fryer gives it crispy texture that makes it pretty darn addicting! Three ingredients including the broccoli and about 8 minutes of cooking time will leave you with a fresh veggie side the family will love! 

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2. Air Fryer Baby Potatoes

Baby potatoes in air fryer basket.
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These air fryer baby potatoes only take three ingredients to make and ten minutes to cook. These delicious potatoes work as a tasty side for any meal, and leftovers make delicious breakfast burritos! 

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3. Air Fryer Broccoli and Cauliflower

Broccoli and cauliflower in air fryer basket.
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Fresh broccoli and cauliflower florets cook up beautifully and quickly in the air fryer. The perfect side dish for any meal and you can add any additional seasonings you like to change the flavor profile to your liking.

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4. Air Fryer Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Smashed brussels sprouts are soft and tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside. You can even get the kids to help with smashing the brussels sprouts before seasoning them and cooking them in the air fryer. Serve these with some ranch dipping sauce and even the kids will love them! 

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5. Air Fryer Sweet Potato Stacks

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Air fryer sweet potato stacks are quick to prepare and cook in just about 30 minutes. Sliced sweet potatoes with mozzarella cheese in between the potato slices that are then topped with panko bread crumbs. This fancy looking side dish pairs well with any meal. 

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6. Air Fryer Artichokes with Garlic Aioli

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These air fryer artichokes make a quick veggie side dish or an amazing appetizer that you can serve to guests. You can use fresh or canned artichokes and make sure that you make a batch of creamy garlic aioli for dipping too! 

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7. Air Fryer Zucchini

Photo Credit: Piping Pot Curry.

This air fryer zucchini has no breading on it so it’s perfect for people following all kinds of different diets. This crispy zucchini has a sweet, roasted flavor that pairs well with a lot of different meals. 

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8. Air Fryer Green Beans

Photo Credit: Low Carb Africa.

If you are looking for a quick and healthy side dish, look no further than these air fryer green beans. Cooking green beans in the air fryer gives them a crisp but tender texture with a sweet flavor that can’t be beat. 

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9. Air Fryer Butternut Squash

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Cooking butternut squash in the air fryer is a quick and easy way to prepare a flavorful and healthy side dish. The lightly sweet flavor pairs beautifully with cinnamon and a drizzle of honey for a veggie dish that even the kids will love! 

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10. Air Fryer Frozen Okra

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Okra doesn’t have to be breaded and deep fried in order to be delicious and this recipe is the proof. You can take this okra straight from the freezer and still have crisp on the outside tender on the inside tasty okra on the table in just 15 minutes! 

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11. Air Fryer Pumpkin

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Pumpkins aren’t just for carving! You can cut them up and air fry them for a healthy and delicious side dish too. Air fried pumpkin can be seasoned with any flavor that you like or you can drizzle it with an easy garlic and herb yogurt dipping sauce. 

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