Air Fryer Asparagus Recipe

Contributor: Christine Pittman

Asparagus with browned tips and soft stalks is one of my favorite things. The air fryer does it perfectly!

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


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  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  2. Put the trimmed asparagus into a medium bowl with the oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to the basket of the air fryer. Toss to distribute evenly.
  4. Put basket into fryer and cook 5  minutes.
  5. Check the asparagus. If a fork pierces a stem easily and stems are lightly browned in places, they’re done. If not, cook for another 2-4 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate.

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