Easy Air Fryer Veggie Bake

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Air fryer veggie bake

Easy Air Fryer Veggie Bake is a great way to use up any leftover vegetables or any that might be going bad soon! Plus this veggie bake is a simple way to make a healthy side dish for the whole family.

You can cook it all right in the air fryer or a baking dish for easy serving, either way, it is a super easy healthy dish with little prep time needed.

You can make this cheesy vegetable casserole mixture as simple as you wish, and with as many vegetables as your family enjoys.

Ingredients and Supplies You’ll Need to Make this Easy Air Fryer Veggie Bake:

Air fryer veggie bake ingredients

Ingredients:

Veggies

  • Zucchini
  • Red pepper or yellow pepper
  • Eggplant
  • Small head of broccoli
  • Red onion

Tomato sauce

  • Canned tomato with chunks
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Dried basil to taste (or fresh)

Cheese topping

  • Grated parmesan
  • Breadcrumb
  • Herbs de Provence or Italian seasoning to taste

Other

  • Oil sprayer
  • Mozzarella cheese

Supplies

Ways to change up this easy veggie recipe

You can keep this recipe as is or serve it over top of baked pasta as a healthy veggie-filled sauce. You can also chop up some chicken breasts, and cook them for 3-5 minutes before adding the vegetables to the air fryer to add even more protein to this recipe.

How to make air fryer veggie bake

Different veggies to use

Keep this recipe simple if you want by using vegetables from the freezer or prepare and chop your own. The recipe has a great combination, but feel free to add any of these as well:

  • Cauliflower
  • Zucchini
  • Sweet potato
  • Carrots
  • Mushrooms
  • Asparagus
  • Green beans
  • Snow peas

How to make this Air Fryer Veggie Bake:

Step 1: Prepare the veggies

Begin by washing and chopping the veggies into bite-size pieces.

Note that for the broccoli florets, after washing and chopping, place in a small bowl and add a little water. Microwave for 2 minutes to slightly cook. This will make it so the broccoli doesn’t dry out while air frying.

Step 2: First air fry

air fryer veggie bake

Once you have the vegetables all prepared, spray the veggies with your olive oil sprayer and then air fry at 380 degrees F or 193 degrees C for 10 minutes.

Step 3: Prepare the veggie seasoning

air fryer veggie bake

While the vegetables are cooking, toss together 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup breadcrumbs, and Herbes de Provence spices or Italian seasoning to taste.

Step 4: Make tomato sauce

air fryer veggie bake

Then in a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the tomato sauce with salt, pepper, and basil.

Step 5: Finish baking vegetables

air fryer veggie bake

When the vegetables are done cooking for 10 minutes, sprinkle a little parmesan onto the vegetable mixture, then add the tomato mixture on top.

After adding the sauce, air fry everything at 380 degrees F or 193 degrees C for 3 minutes.

Step 6: Final bake

air fryer veggie bake

Open the air fryer and sprinkle on mozzarella cheese to your taste and then continue to air fry at 380 degrees F or 193 degrees C for another 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted to your liking.

air fryer veggie bake

More simple dinner recipes

The air fryer is a great tool for creating easy and healthy side dishes. For more options to choose from, give these recipes a try!

air fryer veggie bake

Final Thoughts

This Easy Air Fryer Veggie Bake is a great healthy side dish is a great recipe that is filled with flavor and will help even your pickiest eater enjoy eating vegetables.

Toss anything in a delicious tomato sauce and cheese and you cannot go wrong!

 

Serve this easy side dish with one of these chicken recipes:

air fryer veggie bake

Air fryer tips and tricks

Air fryer veggie bake

Easy Air Fryer Veggie Bake

Easy Air Fryer Cheesy Veggie Bake -- the best way to enjoy vegetables that are perfectly flavored and mixed in a tasty homemade sauce.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4

Equipment

Ingredients

Veggies

Tomato sauce

Cheese topping

  • ½ cup grated parmesan
  • ¼ cup breadcrumb
  • herbs de provence or italian seasoning to taste

Other

  • oil sprayer
  • Mozzarella cheese to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and chop the veggies into bite size pieces.
  • For the broccoli, after washing and chopping, place in a small bowl and add a little water. Microwave for 2 minutes to slightly cook. This will make it so the broccoli doesn’t dry out while air frying.
  • Spray the veggies with oil.
  • Air fry at 380 °F for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix together 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup breadcrumbs, and herbes de provenece or italian seasoning to taste.
  • Then in a seperate bowl, mix together tomato sauce with salt, pepper, and basil.
  • Sprinkle on the parmesan mixture, then add the tomato mixture.
  • Air fry at 380 °F for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle on mozzarella cheese to taste.
  • Air fry at 380 °F for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted to liking

Recipe Notes

You can use any combination of your favorite veggies.
You can use favorite marinara sauce instead of making tomato mixture.

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 403mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 10g

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Ingredients: Basil, Bell Pepper, Black pepper, Bread Crumbs, Broccoli, Eggplant, Italian Seasoning, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Red onion, Salt, Tomato sauce, Zucchini
Meal Type: Side Dish, Easter, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Clean Eating, Low Carb and Keto, Meatless
Categories: Healthy, Vegetables

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