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Crispy Air Fryer Broccolini on a white platter with half a lemon for garnish

Crispy Air Fryer Broccolini – Keto

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


An easy and delicious crispy air fryer broccolini recipe that is keto, Whole30, and Squeaky Clean Keto friendly!


Units Scale
  • 1 pound broccolini (aka. baby broccoli)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt (reduce to 1/2 tsp if using fine salt)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 of a lemon


  1. Wash the broccolini and trim the stems so they are 6 – 8 inches long.
  2. Place in a bowl and add the olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Use tongs or a spoon and stir well so the broccolini is completely coated.
  4. Arrange on the tray or air fryer basket and add the half lemon.
  5. Air fry at 400 degrees for ten minutes.
  6. Remove from the air fryer and place broccolini on a serving dish.
  7. Squeeze the lemon over the broccolini.
  8. Serve warm or cold.
  9. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Do not freeze.


Approximate net carbs per serving = 4g.

To make this recipe in a traditional oven, cook it for 40 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.Β 

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: keto side dishes
  • Method: air fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2-3 spears
  • Calories: 48
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 2g

Keywords: Broccolini, Baby Broccoli, Air fryer broccolini

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