65 Vegetarian Air Fryer Recipes – Everyday Family Cooking

November 10, 2022

65 delicious and completely vegetarian air fryer recipes to get you through breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
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If you’re vegetarian, I bet you’re wondering what you can make in the air fryer. This post gives so many different air fryer meal options. They’re easy, healthy (well, some are!), and fully meatless.
These air fryer vegetarian recipes are ovo-lacto vegetarian recipes. If you are plant-based or vegan, check out our list of air fryer vegan recipes instead!
Yes! You can make everything from stuffed peppers, tofu, tempeh, and all your veggies in the air fryer. If your oven or toaster can cook it, the air fryer can do it – and better.
You can even take your favorite oven-based recipes and use this handy air fryer conversion chart for cooking them in the air fryer instead. It will cook faster and taste crispier!
While there aren’t a lot of vegetarian cookbooks on the market for air fryers, this air fryer cookbook is a good one on hand!
Yes! The following list on this page is not based on Indian cuisine, but I have a great list of Air Fryer Indian Recipes to introduce you to Indian bloggers with amazing recipes they’ve made!
Now, time to get to the list! There’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, keto, for beginners, and so much more listed. And they are all vegetarian and delicious!
Easy air fryer tofu packs a punch of flavor and is a delicious and filling dish!
Prepare to fall in love with air fryer pancakes! They are easier than cooking on the stove or a griddle. You don’t even need to flip them!
Air Fryer Tempeh is crispy and bursting with rich caramelized BBQ flavor.
These hash browns in the air fryer are an ideal breakfast side dish! Enjoy perfectly cooked potatoes with some seasonings.
You won’t believe how easy it is to make mac and cheese bites in the air fryer! They’re crispy, golden, & full of melty cheese.
Air Fryer Artichokes are healthy, keto, and absolutely delicious!
You only need a handful of ingredients and less than an hour to make these irresistible smashed potatoes in the air fryer! This delectable side will have everyone reaching for seconds.
Every vegetarian will go crazy for these air fryer cauliflower wings! The breading is irresistibly crispy while the buffalo sauce adds just the right amount of heat.
Once you try making a Beyond burger in the air fryer, you might never want a meat-based patty again! They’re perfectly juicy and packed with plant-based goodness.
Air Fryer French Toast Sticks turn crispy for an ideal tasty breakfast.
Need to get your family to eat their veggies? Air fryer green bean fries are a crowd-pleaser! Serve with your favorite sauce and enjoy.
Air fryer falafel is one of the easiest ways to make this delicious plant-based dish right at home! And you may be surprised at how basic the ingredient list and steps are.
This air fryer squash recipe is easy and versatile, savory and scrumptious. It is packed with both flavor and nutrition for the whole family.
Air fryer eggplant Parmesan delivers on all the breaded crunch without the deep-frying! Top with marinara and mozzarella for a dish everyone will love.
These air fryer onion rings are crispy perfection! Just slice, dredge, then air fry for the best onion rings ever in less than 30 minutes.
A delicious healthier version of a deep-fried snack. It's made with just 3 ingredients and freezes up to 3 months!
This air fryer baby carrots recipe is so easy! All you’ll need are carrots, a few seasonings, and your air fryer to make this side dish.
Whether you’re looking for more plant-based options or just craving takeout, you’ll love how easy it is to make vegan air fryer spring rolls with a sweet chili sauce right at home!
Crispy, crunchy, wonderful snacking right at home? It’s all possible with these Air Fryer potato chips! So easy to make and healthier than regular potato chips. Win-win!
Whether you’re whipping up a treat for the family or hosting a fall party, you have to try these air fryer baked apples! They’re easy to make, and the filling is downright irresistible.
A delicious healthy snack to enjoy whether it's raining or gorgeous outside. It's vegetarian, but loaded with tasty ingredients.
Ditch the traditional version and try these air fryer plantains instead! Pair with an easy avocado dip for a perfect appetizer or snack.
You won’t be able to resist these crispy-crunchy 5-ingredient air fryer kale chips! The nutritional yeast gives them a cheesy flavor while keeping them totally vegan by accident.
Looking for a perfect snack or appetizer? Air fryer pickles are crunchy on the outside, hot and juicy on the inside, and can be ready in less than 20 minutes!
You won’t believe how easy it is to make delicious air fryer apple chips! Just slice, sprinkle with cinnamon, and air fry until crispy for a delightfully healthy fall treat.
A fluffy roasted sweet potato that is air fried to bring out its sweetest flavor.
These air fryer Hasselback potatoes with cheese are a delicious show-stopper of a side that cooks in half the time it takes to make this dish in the oven!
Air fryer shishito peppers come together with a few simple ingredients. Charred, crispy, and filled with flavor, it’s the best app ever!
These simple roasted oyster mushrooms are a perfect four-ingredient side that comes together in 30 minutes! Great on salads, tacos, sandwiches and pasta or as a standalone side
These healthy tacos are stuffed with  breaded cauliflower and a zesty chili lime cabbage slaw. This is a super fun recipe using an air fryer!
A delicious and healthy air fryer asparagus recipe done in less than 10 minutes.
5-ingredient air fryer bok choy is irresistibly tasty, packed with nutrition and flavor, and ready in less than 15 minutes!
Delicious vegan fritters (stuffed with cabbage and onions) i.e. pakodas or pakoras – these are perfect for a tea-time snack, especially when the weather gets cold!
Crispy-on-the-outside, fluffy-on-the-inside, perfectly-seasoned air fryer potato wedges are the easy side you’ve been looking for! The texture and flavor are absolutely crave-worthy.
Looking for a healthy side that even picky eaters will devour? Air fryer zucchini fries are coated in breadcrumbs and Parmesan, then fried to crispy, irresistible perfection!
Take advantage of cold weather seasonal produce with this super easy air fryer acorn squash recipe! It’s ready in just 30 minutes and full of cozy comfort.
These irresistibly-crispy air fryer potato pancakes can be ready in about 20 minutes! They’re crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, and a perfect complement for any meal.
A light and crispy side dish made with creamy avocado and light, airy panko breadcrumbs.
Your family will go crazy for air fryer carrot fries! Just prep, air fry, sprinkle with parmesan, and watch this healthy side be devoured.
This Air Fryer Peach Crisp is made with tender peaches in a gooey maple sauce under crispy oat topping. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for ultimate comfort!
Air fryer mushrooms are the easiest mushroom side dish for any cooking level. Minimal oil and a few seasonings make air fried mushrooms effortlessly delicious!
These Air Fryer Samosas have it all! A Crispy flaky pastry shell, and a flavorful potato + green pea filling.
Air Fryer Breaded mushrooms are a must make appetizer! You can eat them as is, or with a creamy dip. There’s no wrong way to enjoy them!
Air Fryer Chickpeas are a healthy, protein packed snack that can be ready in just 20 minutes. Light, crispy and flavorful.
Bean and cheese quesadillas cook up so easily in the air fryer! This is a quick and easy recipe that makes crispy quesadillas for a delicious lunch or dinner.
Air Fryer Egg Rolls are the most delicious vegetarian-friendly snack, appetizer, or meal! These Egg Rolls are packed with healthy veggies and are ready to eat in less than 10 minutes.
Masala Fries are bursting with the flavors of India! These fries are great as a snack, appetizer, or side dish!
Tender on the inside, crispy on the outside, these Teriyaki Cauliflower Wings will be your new favorite appetizer!
Hara bhara kebab is a popular Indian snack or appetizer made with potatoes, spinach, peas, and spices.
These Crunchy Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips are a healthy snack or party appetizer that are air fried instead of deep fried! They also happen to be vegan, paleo, whole 30 and super delicious!
Banana Spring Rolls are a classic Thai dessert that are dipped in homemade coconut whipped cream with just 4 ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes.
Make the most delicious, tender roasted beets in the Air Fryer which are the perfect easy side dish or salad topper!
This Air fryer Edamame is a perfect vegetarian snack when you’re craving something salty.
These Air Fryer Pasta Chips are made with chickpea pasta, and are both healthy and delicious. Perfectly seasoned and done in minutes.
These Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms will be one of the easiest appetizers you have ever made. You only need a handful of ingredients and an air fryer and you will have a delicious and healthy appetizer in no time!
Air Fryer Zucchini Pesto Bites are low-carb, keto-friendly, easy to make, and delicious! These bites come together in about 15 minutes and can be used as a snack, appetizer, or light meal.
These veggie packed Mini Pepper Nachos are a healthy alternative to the traditional kind! Flavorful, loaded with toppings, and ultra cheesy. It’s the perfect Air Fryer vegetarian appetizer or snack!
Looking for a healthy air fryer snack or side dish? You’ve found it with these easy and fun Air Fryer Corn Ribs! Brushed with sticky and smoky BBQ sauce and “baked” in the Air Fryer, you’re going to love this simple recipe.
Air Fryer Cabbage is a quick and easy side that pairs with all your favorite mains. Just 5 ingredients and a few minutes of prep time are all that’s needed to cook up this deliciously healthy dish.
So delicious and easy, these crispy southwest egg rolls are perfect dipped in a ranch sauce and filling enough for a full dinner or a fun appetizer!
Crispy Air Fryer Cauliflower Steaks with turmeric are a fun and effortless side. With slightly charred outer edges and tender insides, these steaks are low-carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian. SO easy to make and ready in less than 20 minutes!
This Air Fryer Baked Brie is the perfect holiday appetizer. Prep the day before and pop in the air fryer for 12 minutes when you are ready to serve for an easy yet impressive appetizer.
The Air Fryer is one of the easiest ways to turn Cauliflower Gnocchi into crispy golden brown perfection.
These Air Fryer Beignets are a New Orleans classic that are a breeze to make with puff pastry in just a few minutes. A great way to dress up coffee or brunch. Serve these with a chocolate or raspberry dipping sauce.
This delicious low carb Air Fryer Kabocha Squash recipe is super easy to make quickly in the air fryer. With a fluffy texture and sweet nutty flavor, kabocha fries make a great appetizer or side to any dish.
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I’m Samantha, a stay-at-home-mom of 2. I’m here to make cooking easier for your whole family and help you find new recipes to put in your regular rotation!
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