Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 teaspoon lemon juice1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper, divided1-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli florets (about 12 cups)1/4 cup chopped almonds2 teaspoons grated lemon zest Lemon wedges, optional


Preheat air fryer to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk oil, lemon juice, salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper until blended; add broccoli and toss to coat. Arrange broccoli in a single layer in greased air fryer. Cook until tender, 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with almonds, lemon zest and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper; toss to combine. If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

Air Fryer Cook Times

In our testing, we find cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we give wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 84 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.