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Roasted Cauliflower in a bowl
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Air Fryer Cauliflower

Air Fryer Cauliflower is crispy, delicious, and ready to eat in under 20 minutes! Make this recipe as an easy side or a snack with your favorite dip.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 69kcal


  • 1 cauliflower head cut into florets, about 4 cups
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil or more
  • 1-2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice about half a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Freshly grated parmesan to serve (optional)


  • Preheat Air Fryer to 400 F.
  • In a large bowl combine cauliflower with vegetable oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper.
  • Transfer to Air Fryer Basket and cook for 12-15 minutes, until tender and tops are lightly brown.
  • Sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese just before serving.


Leftovers: Leftovers will keep in the fridge stored in an air-tight container for up to three days. Tastes great cold on a salad or as a snack with some dip.
Variations: Try out one of the variations listed in the post!
How to serve: Cauliflower makes a great side dish but also a healthy, low-calorie snack or appetizer.
Prep: You can use the florets and the stalk! The easiest way to wash cauliflower is after it’s been cut into florets.


Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg