Air Fryer Roasted Asparagus


Crispy air fryer asparagus with melted Parmesan cheese can be on your table in a matter of minutes. This easy recipe makes roasting vegetables a breeze.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Skip the oven and roast asparagus in your air fryer! This air-fried asparagus recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. 

How to Cook Asparagus In the Air Fryer

You'll find a detailed ingredient list and step-by-step instructions in the recipe below, but let's go over the basics:

Air Fryer Asparagus Ingredients

These are the simple ingredients you’ll need to make this air-fried asparagus recipe: 

  • Asparagus: You’ll need a bunch of trimmed asparagus spears.
  • Cooking spray: Mist the asparagus with avocado oil cooking spray.
  • Seasonings: This easy air fryer asparagus is seasoned with garlic powder, Himalayan pink salt, ground peppercorns, and red pepper flakes. 
  • Cheese: Freshly grated Parmesan cheese is the perfect finishing touch. 

How to Make Air-Fried Asparagus

Here’s a brief overview of what you can expect when you make asparagus in the air fryer: 

Mist the asparagus with avocado oil, toss with seasonings, and top with Parmesan. Cook in the preheated air fryer until the asparagus starts to char. 

How Long Do You Cook Asparagus In the Air Fryer? 

In an air fryer preheated to 375 degrees F, the asparagus spears should start to perfectly char in about 7 to 9 minutes. 

Air Fryer Roasted Asparagus

How to Store Air Fryer Asparagus

This air fryer roasted asparagus will taste best the day it’s cooked. However, if you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. 

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

“This was delicious and so easy,” according to Michigan Cook. “The FRESH Parmesan is the key, [in my opinion]. I found that for my air fryer, the asparagus was perfectly done at 6 minutes. Thanks for a great recipe. Definitely a keeper.”

“I have been roasting asparagus in my air fryer since I got it,” says greekgirrrl. “It is absolutely the best way to cook asparagus.”

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed

  • avocado oil cooking spray

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground multi-colored peppercorns

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line the basket with parchment paper.

  2. Place asparagus spears in the prepared basket and mist with avocado oil. Sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes. Top with Parmesan cheese.

  3. Air-fry until asparagus spears start to char, 7 to 9 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
3g Fat
10g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 739mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 490mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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