This Air Fryer Broccoli with Lemon recipe is a tasty and healthy side dish that you can make in 20 minutes or less. Gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.

lemon broccoli in a bowl with lemon slices

The air fryer makes cooking broccoli so easy! You literally need only 20 minutes from start to finish for this healthy side dish.

broccoli florets cooked in air fryer

Recipe Steps

Step One

The first step of this recipe is to add your broccoli florets into a mixing bowl. You’ll need between 2-3 cups of fresh broccoli florets. I like to try and make them about the same size so that they cook evenly.

bowl of uncooked broccoli florets

Step Two

Then, just stir in some olive oil, salt, and pepper, and pour the florets into the basket of your air fryer.

broccoli in air fryer basket ready to cook

Step Three

Set the time to 315°F for 12 minutes. Then, when you’re ready to serve, just sprinkle the fresh lemon juice on top of the cooked air fryer broccoli. Enjoy warm!

bowl of air fryer lemon broccoli

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bowl of broccoli with a half of a lemon

Air Fryer Broccoli with Lemon


Description

This Air Fryer Broccoli with Lemon recipe is a tasty and healthy side dish that you can make in 20 minutes or less. Gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.


Ingredients

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  • 12 ounces broccoli florets, about 2 cups
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the broccoli florets, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine.
  2. Pour the mixture into the basket of an air fryer. Set the temperature to 315°F for 12 minutes.
  3. Let the broccoli cook, stopping once halfway to open the basket and toss the broccoli to ensure even cooking.
  4. Transfer the cooked broccoli to a serving bowl and sprinkle the top with the lemon juice. Serve warm.
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Air fryer
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Keywords: lemon broccoli, baked broccoli florets, easy air fryer recipe

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