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air fryer cauliflower in white bowl with green paisley napkin and fresh basil
Air Fryer Cauliflower With Parmesan
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
24 mins
Total Time
34 mins
Air Fryer Cauliflower cooks to crispy perfection in just minutes. Seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and Italian seasoning and tossed in olive oil, these air fryer cauliflower bites are sure to please. The finishing touch is a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: air fried cauliflower, air fryer cauliflower, cauliflower with Parmesan
Calories: 467 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400F
  2. Toss cauliflower with olive oil, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, kosher salt and pepper until evenly coated.
  3. Arrange half of the florets in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  4. Cook 10 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with half of the Parmesan cheese and cook an additional 2 minutes.

  6. Repeat with remaining batch of florets.
Recipe Notes

Makes 4 servings.

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

• Substitute smoked paprika for the paprika for added smoky notes

• Top with chopped parsley

• Omit the Parmesan cheese and toss with buffalo sauce

• Be sure to arrange the cauliflower in a single layer so they can crisp up

• Crowding the cauliflower in the air fryer will prevent them from getting crispy

• Be sure to air fry the cauliflower in batches

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Cauliflower With Parmesan
Amount Per Serving
Calories 467 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 23g
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 1667mg72%
Potassium 1278mg37%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 253IU5%
Vitamin C 193mg234%
Calcium 402mg40%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.