Air Fryer Beets

air fryer beets

If you are looking for a new way to cook beets, this Air Fryer Beets recipe is such a great way to make a healthy side dish.

Beets in the air fryer is a quicker way to cook a root vegetable than cooking it in the oven. But you will still get that great roasted texture.

This side dish will pair great with any easy protein-rich dinner like chicken, salmon, or topped on a salad.

Ingredients needed for making Air Fryer Beets:

air fryer beets ingredients

  • Beets (red or golden beets work)
  • ‘Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Supplies needed for this cooking beets:

Different ways to season root vegetables:

If you want to switch up this simple recipe, a great way to do that is to add different seasonings to toss cabbage in:

  1. Ranch packet
  2. Onion powder
  3. Garlic powder
  4. Italian seasoning
  5. Paprika
  6. Sprinkle of parmesan cheese

how to make beets in the air fryer

Ways to eat roasted beets:

Air-frying beets is a great way to roast red beets to keep the flavor and cook them quickly. You can slice them up and place them on a salad, use them as a side dish, or even as a healthy appetizer, and sprinkle them with feta cheese.

How to store air fryer roasted beets:

Place the leftover fork-tender beets in an airtight container and store them in the fridge for 3-5 days for the best texture and taste.

How to make Air Fryer Beets:

Step 1: Prepare beets

Start by washing the beets and then peel the beets. Then cube the beets into bite-size pieces.

Step 2: Cook the beets

air fryer beets

Once you have the beets completely prepared, place them in the air fryer basket in a single layer and spray the beets with oil.

air fryer beets

Now, season with salt and pepper to taste, then turn the air fry on at 350 degrees F or 177 degrees C for a cooking time of 15-18 minutes, or until the beets are roasted and tender to your liking.

air fryer beets

Delicious veggie air fryer recipes:

Enjoy more great veggie air fryer recipes that go great with your favorite dinner entrees.

  1. Air Fryer Roasted Fall Vegetables
  2. Air Fryer Stuffed Mini Peppers
  3. Air Fryer Radishes

air fryer beets

Final Thoughts

Dinner can be hard enough to make, and this air fryer beets recipe is super simple to make up with little to no prep work. You can even add in some carrots or potatoes with this recipe for more flavor and texture.

You will be able to enjoy the natural sweetness of the beets when they are dressed in extra-virgin olive oil and perfectly air-fried.

Simple air fryer snacks to make:

air fryer beets

Air fryer tips and tricks

air fryer beets

Air Fryer Beets

Air Fryer Beets cooked to a crispy yet tender perfection in 25 minutes or less for a simple and gluten-free side dish.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4




  • Wash and peel the beets.
  • Cube the beets into bite size peices.
  • Place in the air fryer basket.
  • Spray the beets with oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Air fry at 350 °F for 15-18 minutes, or until the beets are roasted and tender to your liking.


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 44mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g

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Ingredients: Avocado oil, Beets, Black pepper, Olive Oil, Salt
Meal Type: Appetizers and Snacks, Side Dish, Back to School, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Categories: Vegetables, Air Fryer

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