Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini

Mary Beth
by Mary Beth
4 people
22 min

Are you looking for a tasty way to make fresh zucchini that doesn’t involve frying it in oil or breading it? Well, look no further than this delicious air fryer roasted zucchini recipe!

Air frying is a delicious healthy way to enjoy zucchini without breading it. The zucchini cooks to a beautiful golden brown thanks to the hot air and is a simple side dish.

Zucchini, like summer squash, is a wonderful and versatile vegetable. I've used it to make bacon and cheese spoon bread (the perfect side dish) and also harvest bread in the fall.


This is an overview of the ingredients. You'll find the full list of ingredients, measurements, and instructions in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the page.

  • 2 medium size zucchini
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • Parmesan cheese
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • black pepper
  • salt (sea salt or kosher salt)

See recipe card for quantities.

🔪 Instructions

This is an overview of the instructions. Full instructions, including cooking time and temperature, are in the recipe card at the bottom of the page.

Slice zucchini into ½ inch slices...

and then cut each slice into quarters.

Place diced zucchini into a large mixing bowl.

Toss with a little oil or spray with olive oil spray.

Mix spices in a small bowl.

Add to the raw zucchini and toss gently.

Place in a single layer in the air fryer basket and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Set air fryer to a temperature of 380 degrees F with a cook time of 6 minutes. After the first 6 minutes remove the basket and give it a good shake. Repeat the cook cycle of 6 minutes.

This delicious air fryer zucchini is a low calorie dish and is a great addition to a healthy meal plan.

👩🏻‍🍳 Food safety

  • 🧊Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
  • 🍲Never leave cooking food unattended

Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini
Recipe details
  • 4  people
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 12 Minutes Total time: 22 min
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  • 2 zucchini medium sized
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning can substitute oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin

Rinse zucchini and dry.
Cut off blossom end.
Slice zucchini into ½ inch slices.
Cut each slice into fourths.
Place diced zucchini into bowl.
Coat with olive oil or spray with olive oil spray.
Mix spices and add to zucchini. Toss lightly to coat.
Place in a single layer in air fryer basket.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Set air fryer to 380 degrees for 6 minutes. Remove basket and shake. Continue cooking for another 6 minutes.
Mary Beth
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