Air Fryer Broccoli (With Cheese)


Perpetually on a kick with my air fryer, this simple air fryer broccoli recipe (with or with out cheese) is the most recent recipe I need to share. Right here’s a giant checklist of my favourite issues to make in my air fryer.

Air fryer broccoli is tremendous easy. All you want is:

  • broccoli florets
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • shredded cheese (elective)

How do you steam broccoli in an air fryer?

Lower the broccoli florets on the larger facet in case you have the choice. It’s additionally OK to make use of precut florets from a bag. Toss within the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Air fry at 390°F for 10 minutes whole (tossing as soon as midway by way of).

If you wish to make air fryer broccoli and cheese, merely wait till the final one minute of cooking, sprinkle on the shredded cheese, after which let it cook dinner for the ultimate minute.

Can you place foil in an air fryer?

Sure. As you may see, the melted cheese can get messy. If you wish to line your air fryer with parchment paper or foil earlier than cooking, you may.

I like this air fryer broccoli recipe for a easy and fast vegetable facet dish. If you would like different vegetable facet dish choices you would possibly attempt air fried Brussels sprouts, broccoli slaw, or air fried okra. Take pleasure in! xo. Emma

Air Fryer Broccoli

fast and straightforward air fryer broccoli with or with out cheese

  • 1
  • 1
    olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1

  1. Lower the broccoli into massive florets. It is OK if they’re precut and on the smaller facet too. Bigger florets will merely be simpler to work with (as they get smaller as you air fry).

  2. In a small mixing bowl, toss the broccoli within the olive oil, so every bit is coated.

  3. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Air fry at 390°F for 10 minutes. After the primary 5 minutes, pause the air fryer and toss earlier than persevering with to cook dinner.

  5. In case you are utilizing cheese, sprinkle the shredded cheddar on prime of the broccoli within the air fryer for the ultimate one minute of cooking.

  6. In case you are not serving with cheese, I like to recommend including a squeeze of contemporary lemon juice (additionally elective).

I like to make use of olive oil however any liquid oil (canola, vegetable, peanut) can work effectively right here. In case you are utilizing coconut oil, you might need to soften it first so it could coat the items of broccoli effectively earlier than cooking. 


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