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Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini

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Are you looking for a tasty way to make fresh zucchini that doesn’t involve frying it in oil or breading it? Well, look no further than this delicious air fryer roasted zucchini recipe!

Are you looking for a tasty way to make fresh zucchini that doesn’t involve frying it in oil or breading it? Well, look no further than this delicious air fryer roasted zucchini recipe!

Air frying is a delicious healthy way to enjoy zucchini without breading it. The zucchini cooks to a beautiful golden brown thanks to the hot air and is a simple side dish.

Freshly made air fryer roasted zucchini on a white plate

Zucchini, like summer squash, is a wonderful and versatile vegetable. I've used it to make bacon and cheese spoon bread (the perfect side dish) and also harvest bread in the fall.

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📋Ingredients

This is an overview of the ingredients. You'll find the full list of ingredients, measurements, and instructions in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the page.

2 medium zucchini on a brown charcuterie board
  • 2 medium size zucchini
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • parmesan cheese
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • black pepper
  • salt (sea salt or kosher salt)

See recipe card for quantities.

plate of golden brown air fryer roasted zucchini

🔪 Instructions

This is an overview of the instructions. Full instructions, including cooking time and temperature, are in the recipe card at the bottom of the page.

sliced zucchini on a white cutting board

Slice zucchini into ½ inch slices...

sliced zucchini being cut into quarters

and then cut each slice into quarters.

Cubed zucchini in a glass bowl

Place diced zucchini into a large mixing bowl.

tablespoon of olive oil being added to diced zucchini

Toss with a little oil or spray with olive oil spray.

spices used to season air fryer roasted zucchini in a small measuring bowl

Mix spices in a small bowl.

Spices added to raw zucchini and tossed gently

Add to the raw zucchini and toss gently.

single layer of seasoned zucchini in the basket of an air fryer

Place in a single layer in the air fryer basket and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Air fryer control panel set to 380 degrees for 6 minutes

Set air fryer to a temperature of 380 degrees F with a cook time of 6 minutes. After the first 6 minutes remove the basket and give it a good shake. Repeat the cook cycle of 6 minutes.

golden brown air fryer roasted zucchini

🧾 Substitutions

  • Bagel seasoning can be used in place of the other spices for some extra flavor and a salty savory taste.
  • Red pepper can be added for some spicy heat and a strong bite. 

This delicious air fryer zucchini is a low calorie dish and is a great addition to a healthy meal plan.

🍽 Equipment

COSORI Pro III Air Fryer Dual Blaze, 6.8-Quart
$179.99

No Shaking & No Preheating, Precise Temperature Control and Even Cooking Results

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04/17/2024 12:09 am GMT

This particular recipe was made with a Cosori 6.8 qt air fryer. If you're using a different brand of air fryer, you may need to adjust the cooking time and/or temperature accordingly as not all air fryers cook the same.

🍱Storage

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days and reheat in the air fryer at 350 degrees for 5 minutes until warm.

💭Pro tip

Place zucchini slices on paper towels to remove any excess moisture cutting into quarters.

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📖 Recipe

Freshly made air fryer roasted zucchini on a white plate

Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini

Mary Beth Sharkey
Are you looking for a tasty way to make fresh zucchini that doesn’t involve frying it in oil or breading it? Well, look no further than this delicious air fryer roasted zucchini recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 56 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 zucchini medium sized
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning can substitute oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin

Instructions
 

  • Rinse zucchini and dry.
  • Cut off blossom end.
  • Slice zucchini into ½ inch slices.
  • Cut each slice into fourths.
  • Place diced zucchini into bowl.
  • Coat with olive oil or spray with olive oil spray.
  • Mix spices and add to zucchini. Toss lightly to coat.
  • Place in a single layer in air fryer basket.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Set air fryer to 380 degrees for 6 minutes. Remove basket and shake. Continue cooking for another 6 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 4peopleCalories: 56kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 319mgPotassium: 269mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 211IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Air fryer, low calorie, Roasted Zucchini, roasted zucchini with parmesan, roasted zucchini without breading
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Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini

👩🏻‍🍳 Food safety

  • 🧊Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
  • 🍲Never leave cooking food unattended

See more guidelines at USDA.gov.

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