Side Dish

Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus

Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus are a quick and easy side dish to make that tastes incredibly! These asparagus are made in the air fryer in 15 minutes, but can also be baked in the oven.
air fried asparagus that are sitting on a clean marble plate that have been topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese

The best way to eat asparagus

Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus is just another reason why I love my air fryer so much! This method creates the perfect drool worthy vegetable. Don’t believe me? Try my air fried brussels sprouts, crispy air fried rice, or crispy air fried french fries! This appliance makes food so crispy and delicious without all the extra calories from the deep fryer.

This air fryer parmesan asparagus is part of my Valentine’s Day menu that i’m serving with fresh lobster tails and garlic mashed potatoes. Using the air fryer to make these asparagus not only makes them taste 100x better, but it’s also quick and easy!

air fried asparagus that are sitting on a clean marble plate that are sitting on a clean and clear white and grey background.

Ingredients needed to make asparagus

To make this Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus, you will only requires four simple ingredients:

  • asparagus
  • salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • parmesan cheese

How to Make Asparagus In The Air Fryer

  1. Trim off the ends and rinse your asparagus.
  2. Add asparagus to a mixing bowl and season with evoo, salt and pepper. Mix until each piece is well coated.
  3. Add asparagus to the air fryer in a single layer. Careful not to overcrowd the air fryer so that each asparagus can get crispy from the air. Then air fry at 430F for 15 minutes.
  4. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese and enjoy!

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Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus

Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus are a quick and easy side dish to make that tastes incredibly! These asparagus are made in the air fryer in 15 minutes, but can also be baked in the oven.
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
15 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
20 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 1 tbsp EVOO
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 4 tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

4

Directions

  1. Start by trimming off the ends of the asparagus then rinse really well under cold water. 
  2. Add the asparagus to a mixing bowl and season with evoo, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Mix well until each piece is well coated with seasoning and oil.
  3. Add the asparagus to the air fryer in a single layer. Be careful not to overcrowd the air fryer so that each asparagus can get crispy from the air. 
  4. Air fry at 430F for 15 minutes.
  5. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Notes

Asparagus is best stored in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoyed within 4 days To heat the asparagus, place in the microwave for 30-60 seconds, or heat in the air fryer for 4-5 minutes to achieve a close crispy finish.

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