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Air Fryer Asparagus

Discover a flavorful vegetable side dish! The cheesy taste of nutritional yeast adds a magical and harmonious touch to asparagus. You will want to make it again!


5 minutes


8 minutes


13 minutes


4 portions


  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) nutritional yeast flakes
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) garlic powder
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) hot pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 500 g (1 lb) fresh asparagus, trimmed, washed and not dried*
  • 1 lemon, quartered


Note: *Asparagus should be slightly wet so that the mixture sticks.


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except asparagus and lemons.
  3. Add asparagus and gently stir to coat evenly.
  4. Spray oil on the air fryer basket tray and place the asparagus in a single layer. Spray a little oil again.
  5. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender and lightly browned.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges.


Nutritional Value (per serving)
Calories 40 kcal
Fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 7 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 12 mg

Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, but it is best to consume immediately. Do not freeze.

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