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Air Fryer Asparagus (Fast & Easy!)

Ready to have perfectly roasted asparagus in less than 5 minutes? This Air Fryer Asparagus is incredibly easy to make and perfect for when you're short on time!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 23kcal
Author Rachel


  • air fryer


  • 1 bundle asparagus
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and black pepper to taste, about teaspoon each


  • Rinse asparagus and trim off the woody ends (about 1 inch).
  • Preheat air fryer to 375F.
  • In a large bowl toss the asparagus with seasonings to evenly coat.
  • Spread out seasoned asparagus in air fryer basket. If you have a smaller basket you may need to divid the asparagus into two batches.
  • Cook asparagus for 4-5 minutes.


Leftovers: Store air fried asparagus in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Reheat in the air fryer to crisp it back up or heat in microwave as desired.
Try these different seasonings or serving suggestions to switch it up:
  • smoked paprika for a smoky flavor
  • squeeze of lemon juice on top after cooking
  • Italian seasoning
  • wrap with this carrot bacon for a healthier version of traditional bacon-wrapped asparagus
Serve alongside these vegan steaks for a comforting and delicious meal!


Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 851IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg