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31 Air-Fryer Side Dishes to Serve with Dinner Tonight

These air-fryer side dishes will definitely add some crunch to your next meal! Find new and delicious ways to enjoy potatoes, broccoli and more.

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Air-Fryer Garlic-Rosemary Brussels Sprouts

This is my go-to side dish—healthy, easy and very quick to make. I usually season poultry with fresh rosemary, then use leftover herbs for this standout. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Air-Fryer Garlic Bread

This air-fryer garlic bread turns out perfectly toasted in a hurry. I use fresh garlic, but substitute 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder if you don’t have any fresh on hand. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Carrots

I love roasting carrots to bring out their sweetness. I think thyme really complements the flavor of these air-fryer carrots, but feel free to mix it up and use other herbs, like rosemary or tarragon. —Marlene Schott, Devine, Texas
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Air-Fryer Potato Wedges

I love these air-fryer potato wedges because the outside gets golden brown and crispy while the interior stays fluffy and tender. Try them with steak, roasts or even burgers. —Linda Rock, Stratford, Wisconsin
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Garlic-Herb Fried Patty Pan Squash

The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. This fried patty pan squash recipe is a creative twist. —Kaycee Mason, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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Air-Fryer Hash Browns

These air-fryer hash browns are one of my go-to sides. They come together quickly, and the air fryer gets them nice and crispy in no time. If you’d like, try topping them with a sprinkling of shredded pepper jack cheese. —Cindi Boger, Ardmore, Alabama
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Air-Fryer Onion Crescent Rolls

French fried onions aren’t just for green bean casserole. Sprinkle them onto crescent roll dough before rolling up and you’ll end up with a crunchy treat inside flaky pastry. —Barbara Nowakowski, North Tonawanda, New York
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Air-Fryer Broccoli

I think broccoli was made to be cooked in an air fryer. It gets tender and still has a nice crunch. And it only gets better with a touch of lemon! —Liz Bellville, Tonasket, Washington
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Air-Fryer Potato Chips

For Christmas one year, I received an air fryer. Potato chips are simple to make in it and are an essential, crispy side for lunch. —Melissa Obernesser, Oriskany, New York
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Air-Fryer Roasted Green Beans

Our family loves roasted green beans, but they can take a long time in the oven. I tried these air-fryer green beans and we loved them! —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
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Air-Fryer Honey Sweet Potatoes

The flavors of sweet potatoes, cinnamon and honey are such classics. Try serving these air-fryer sweet potato cubes as a side dish with roast chicken or pork. —Laura Mifsud, Northville, Michigan
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Air Fryer Pumpkin Fries

Move over french fries—these homemade pumpkin fries are divine! Not only are they healthier than traditional fries, but they are simple to make and crisp up beautifully in the air fryer. The maple-chipotle dipping sauce is the perfect accompaniment. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
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Air-Fryer Asparagus

This air-fryer asparagus recipe is packed with flavor, thanks to the lemon-garlic dressing that the spears are tossed in before roasting. It’s a simple, quick side that goes with almost anything. —Tina Mirilovich, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the holidays since it can be made ahead. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida
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Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and then bake just before serving. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
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Air-Fryer Kale Chips

Harvesttime means big bunches of kale from local farmers. These crunchy air-fryer kale chips are delicious, super healthy and easy to make. I make them with seasoning to take the flavor up a notch. For extra zip, add a dash of cayenne pepper. —Luanne Asta, Hampton Bays, New York
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Air-Fryer Egg Rolls

My mom taught me how to make egg rolls, and since she passed away I think of her every time I make them. These air-fryer egg rolls taste so good, you’ll never want a fast-food egg roll again. —Jenniffer Love, South Waltham, Massachusetts
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Air-Fryer Latkes

Hot, crispy potato latkes are such a treat, but who wants to deal with all the oil and grease? I tried making air-fryer latkes and they came out just as good without all the cleanup. —Nancy Salinas, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch of heat. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Plantains

Air-Fryer Plantains

Having grown up in Puerto Rico, I’ve had so much amazing Caribbean food, but tostones have always been a favorite of mine. Traditionally they are deep fried, but this version of air-fryer plantains gives me the same fabulous taste without some of the calories. —Leah Martin, Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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Air-Fried Radishes

Radishes aren't just for salads anymore. These fried radishes make a colorful side for any meal. Plus, they're quick to make in your air fryer. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer French Fries

This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment’s notice with ingredients I have on hand. The fries are so crispy, you won’t miss the deep fryer! —Dawn Parker, Surrey, British Columbia
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Air-Fryer Butternut Squash

A tart orange glaze gives this air-fryer butternut squash a unique and surprising flavor. Low in fat and sodium, the recipe comes together fast so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Air-Fryer Baked Potatoes

By rubbing the potatoes with a butter-garlic mixture before cooking them, you end up with a very flavorful potato skin. It’s just a little incentive to eat what I think is the best part of this air-fryer baked potato. —Teresa Emrick, Tipp City, Ohio
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Air-Fryer Zucchini Fries

Instead of french fries with my burgers and sandwiches, I love to serve these air-fryer zucchini fries. They’re crispy, delicious and a wonderful way to use up the zucchini from my garden. —Matthew Hass, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast it with lemon juice for a lighter version. —Lee Evans, Queen Creek, Arizona
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Samosas

This samosa recipe is one of my family’s absolute favorites. These crispy dough pockets are stuffed with potatoes and peas, then air-fried to give them a healthier twist. They’d make a perfect starter, side dish or buffet food for your next party. —Soniya Saluja, The Belly Rules the Mind
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Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red potatoes a distinctive but subtle taste. The dish is simple to prepare yet elegant in color and flavor. It’s a wonderful addition to any menu. —Margie Wampler, Butler, Pennsylvania
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Air-Fryer Greek Breadsticks

Get ready for rave reviews. These crisp breadsticks are twisted with Greek-inspired goodness and are best served warm with cool tzatziki sauce. —Jane Whittaker, Pensacola, Florida
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Air-Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

I love Buffalo wings, but sometimes I’m looking for something a little different. Enter the cauliflower! This air-fryer Buffalo cauliflower is fantastic as an appetizer or as a side dish. —Emily Tyra, Lake Ann, Michigan
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Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

My kids love these air-fryer eggplant fries—and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic salt, these veggie sticks are air-fried, not deep-fried, so there's no guilt when you crunch into them. —Mary Murphy, Atwater, California

Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.