Air fryer frozen broccoli is a great way to prepare this delicious veggie, making it taste just as good as fresh broccoli! The best part is the whole process only takes 10 minutes!
Broccoli. You love it or you hate it. Or like me, you used to hate it and now you love it. 😉
If you are at all interested in low-carb dieting, this will become a staple in your diet.
I used to hate it when it was soft and mushy, and totally bland because it wasn’t seasoned at all. Now I know how to make it without the texture of a pudding made out of grass.
As I have gained experience cooking, I have found myself cooking broccoli multiple times per week. It is healthy, and easy to make so it is a perfect side dish option and something worth spending some time to figure out how to make it how you would like it. So that’s exactly what I did!
Check out our air fryer broccoli casserole too!
How to Make Frozen Broccoli in an Air Fryer:
Season the broccoli – Add a pound of frozen broccoli to a mixing bowl and drizzle olive oil over the top. Toss the broccoli to coat them. Next sprinkle on some garlic powder, onion powder, and salt. Then toss this all again to coat the broccoli in your seasonings.
Cook the broccoli – Pour the broccoli into your air fryer basket and cook for 5 minutes at 350 degrees F. Then shake your basket and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until your broccoli is crisp.
Nope! In fact, this may surprise you, but frozen broccoli is many times MORE HEALTHY than fresh broccoli as it has much more beta-carotene in it. This will help your body create vitamin A.
No. You can use the broccoli straight from the freezer!
Yes, if you blanch it. Don’t try to just put raw broccoli in the freezer, it won’t taste good. So just boil your broccoli for 3 minutes, then pat dry and put in your freezer. Easy to do if you don’t want to buy packaged frozen broccoli or have a large garden full of broccoli!
More air-fried veggie recipes:
- Asian Brussels Sprouts
- Glazed Air Fryer Carrots
- Air Fried Green Beans
- Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
- Air Fryer Asparagus
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Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli
- 1 pound frozen broccoli
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- Add the frozen broccoli florets to a mixing bowl and drizzle with the olive oil. Toss to coat.
- Sprinkle the garlic powder, onion powder, and salt over the broccoli and toss to coat.
- Pour broccoli into the air fryer basket and cook at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Shake basket and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes.
- Serve immediately.