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The Best Air Fryer Broccoli Parmesan

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Broccoli Parmesan in the Air Fryer: A Cheesy Goodness in Every Bite


Are you tired of the same old way of cooking broccoli? If you're looking for a hassle-free, healthy, and delicious way of cooking this green veggie, then you're in luck! In this post, we'll teach you an easy-peasy recipe for broccoli parmesan cooked in the air fryer. Unlike traditional preparations, our recipe uses a combination of garlic, parmesan cheese, and breadcrumbs to produce a crispy, savory coating that's irresistible and tasty. Whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or a broccoli hater looking for a way to spice up your food repertoire, this recipe will surely become a staple dish in no time.



What is Broccoli Parmesan?

Parmesan Broccoli is a simple dish that combines roasted broccoli with simple seasonings and a cheesy coating that bakes into an irresistible crispy crust. This dish traditionally uses ingredients such as olive oil, garlic, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese to coat roasted broccoli in a cheesy and savory coating. The result is a dish that's crunchy, flavorful, and can serve as either a side dish or a main meal.


Ingredients for the Recipe:

  • 1 head broccoli or frozen broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Steps in Cooking Air Fryer Broccoli Parmesan

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Cut the broccoli into florets and place them in a medium-sized bowl.

  3. Add garlic powder, panko breadcrumbs, olive oil, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Stir the mixture well.

  4. Place the broccoli florets, one by one, into an air fryer basket, and cook for 10-15 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

  5. Enjoy your delicious and healthy broccoli parmesan recipe!


Pro Tips and Variations

Add some crushed red pepper to the mixture for a spicy kick.

Use almond flour instead of panko for a gluten-free option.

For a vegan version, use vegan parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast instead of traditional parmesan cheese.

Use frozen broccoli florets instead of fresh ones if you're short on time. Just make sure to thaw them first before cooking.


Who knew that cooking broccoli could be these easy and fun? With this air fryer broccoli parmesan recipe, you'll never go back to bland broccoli dishes again. This savory, cheesy, and crispy recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a last-minute meal that you can whip up in no time. Share this recipe with your family and friends, and let them discover the wonders of the air fryer. Happy cooking!


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