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Cooked Broccoli in Bowl with Yogurt Dip and Lemon Slices

Air Fryer Broccoli

This simple and delicious air fryer broccoli is made in minutes with minimal ingredients. Serve this crispy and tender broccoli as a side or a snack.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Western
Keyword Air Fryer Broccoli
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 197kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 medium head broccoli
  • tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt skip if serving a baby/ young child. Can be added after cooking for remaining family. Adjust to taste


  • Cut broccoli away from the stem, into florets. Slice each floret into 2 or 3 slices to produce small even-sized pieces.
  • Place the florets in a mixing bowl with olive oil, garlic powder and salt (if adding). Gently toss to coat, making sure the florets are evenly coated.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 190°C / 375°F for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the broccoli florets into the basket (in a single layer) and cook for 4 minutes. Check/ shake/ flip the florets and cook for a further 4-8 minutes (checking every couple of minutes) until crispy and tender.



Timings will vary depending on the air fryer used and the size of broccoli florets, make sure to continually check and shake/stir.
Change it up...
  • GARLIC & LEMON: Make asper recipe but add a squeeze of lemon juice and some lemon zest after cooking.
  • TARRAGON & GARLIC: Make as per recipe and sprinkle with some fresh tarragon just after cooking.
  • PARMESAN & GARLIC: Add 2 tablespoons of freshly grated parmesan before or after cooking
  • CHEDDAR & MUSTARD: Add a teaspoon of mustard to the oil before coating and add grated cheddar after cooking.
  • SPICY: Make as per recipe and toss with red pepper flakes after cooking.
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 965mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1894IU | Vitamin C: 271mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2mg