Our favourite veggie air fryer recipes

Our favourite veggie air fryer recipes

Air fryers are quickly becoming a staple appliance in our kitchens due to them offering fuss-free cooking, perfect for busy families. Air fryers are easy to use and eliminate unnecessary grease, making them great for people looking to lead a healthier lifestyle. There are tips, tricks and recipes popping up all over the place to help you make the most of this popular gadget. If you smashed Veganuary and want to include more air fryer veggie recipes in your weekly meal plan, we’ve got you covered.

Courgette Fritters


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These crispy courgette fritters from Adventures of a Nurse are ready in just 15 minutes and are a great snack or side for your main meal. Serve with a sour cream dip, or if you’re feeling adventurous, drizzle with hot sauce. All you need is two courgettes, cheddar cheese, an egg, flour, chives and salt and pepper to season. What a fantastic way to eat your greens!

Mozzarella Sticks


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Tuck into these delicious mozzarella sticks from Jo Cooks, best served as an appetiser with a rich Italian marinara sauce. Start by coating the mozzarella in beaten eggs, flour, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning and of course salt and pepper and pop them in your air fryer for 6 - 7 minutes until they are golden brown. Cheesy goodness in less than 10-minutes!

Roasted Carrots


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This is the ultimate roasted carrot recipe from Everyday Family Cooking. These delicious veggies work as a healthy side dish for any meal and are super easy to make. Peel the carrots, chop them up, toss in a little bit of oil and season lightly before spacing them out in the air fryer to cook for 15-18 minutes, shaking occasionally. Your family will never guess these weren’t roasted in the oven!

Cauliflower Wings


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A tasty alternative to buffalo wings, these healthy cauliflower wings from Love and Lemons will be sure to satisfy any crispy cravings and are an amazing movie snack. Coat the cauliflower florets in breadcrumbs and seasoning and fry for 9 - 12 minutes until crisp, then serve with a sour cream dip.

Chunky Chips


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Comfort food at its finest, but with less guilt! Once you try these chunky chips from Hungry Healthy Happy with a crunchy outside and fluffy middle, they’ll undoubtedly become a family favourite. Use a floury potato like Maris Piper and leave the skin on for the best result. You’ll never go back to oven chips again!

Katsu Tofu


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Top your Japanese style Katsu curry with this panko-breaded tofu from Simple Sprinkle. Whether it’s lunch or dinner, this dish is full of flavour and will leave you feeling warm inside. Once the tofu is prepped and coated, it takes less than 15 minutes in the air fryer. Load your plate with veg, katsu sauce and your choice of rice or quinoa for a guaranteed meal win.

(No) Sausage Rolls


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Who doesn’t love pastry filled with, well, anything really? Try this vegetarian sausage roll recipe from Lifestyle food and Nutrition – yes, in the air fryer! You can add anything you like to these; a mixture of beans and crumbly feta cheese is used here, but why not opt for your favourite meat-free sausages with caramelised onion chutney? Ready in just 10 minutes, these mouth-watering treats can be the main event with chips and beans or as a savoury addition to a homemade afternoon tea.

With the popularity of these handy kitchen gadgets ever-increasing, there are plenty of air fryers on the market to choose from. Some of our favourites include the Ambiano Air Fryer, available online from Aldi for the best value. The Instant 6-in-1 Vortex Plus 5.7L Air Fryer uses technology that removes odour and allows you to monitor cooking, and the Ninja Foodi Dual Zone Air Fryer is fantastic for busy families with the ability to cook two things separately at the same time.

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