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This Air Fryer Asparagus has crispy tips and tender stalks. It takes half of the time to cook with only 4 simple ingredients – the best roasted asparagus for a spring side dish! #AirFryerAsparagus #AirFryerVegetables
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Perfect Air Fryer Asparagus

This Air Fryer Asparagus has crispy tips and tender stalks. It takes half of the time to cook with only 4 simple ingredients – the best roasted asparagus for a spring side dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4 people as a side dish
Calories 40kcal
Author izzycooking

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus (about 1 bunch)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt or to taste
  • ground black pepper or to taste
  • grated parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Wash the asparagus and dry them properly.
  • Slice off the bottom white and woody ends.
  • Add them into a large mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. (Make sure to coat each spear is evenly coated with oil.)
  • Place the seasoned asparagus in the air fryer basket and spread them evenly.
  • Preheat your air fryer by setting the temperature to 360ºF.
  • When the air fryer is ready, take the basket out. Spread the asparagus in the basket evenly.
  • Put back the basket, and set the timer for 8 minutes.
  • After 4 minutes, take out the basket and gently flip the asparagus.
  • Return the basket to the air fryer and check every minute until it’s cooked through.
  • Top with more salt, pepper, and optional parmesan cheese. Serve warm.

Notes

  • Store cooked air fryer asparagus in an airtight container and they can last up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 857IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg