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After a minute, the parmesan on this asparagus will melt

Cheesy Roasted Air Fryer Asparagus

This is a perfect 10 minute vegetable side dish. Air frying asparagus and topped with parmesan is a fantastic option for a healthy and delicious veggie.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 44kcal
Author Ginny


  • Air Fryer


  • 1/2 lb asparagus
  • olive oil spray
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese


  • Trim the ends off of the asparagus and put into a bowl. If using the white asparagus, trim, slice and put into a bowl. Spray the asparagus with olive oil spray and mix with hands. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    glass bowl with white and green asparagus
  • Lay out the asparagus on the Air Fryer tray or basket. Cook at 390 degrees for 6 minutes or until toasted.
    air fryer tray with green asparagus spears and sliced white asparagus coated with a bit of salt and pepper
  • Remove the asparagus from Air Fryer and sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese.
    inserting the tray into the middle shelf of the air fryer
  • Put back in warm Air Fryer for 20-60 seconds and allow to melt all over he asparagus. Remove and serve.
    after roasting, the asparagus is quickly topped with parmesan


You can use the same technique and not use hte cheese at all and the taste is fabulous. 
Each Air Fryer cooks slightly different. Always watch closely new recipes in the Air Fryer until you know how your personal Air Fryer cooks compared to recipes. Once you have a couple down, you will know if yours cooks faster or slower. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 901IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2mg