14 Quick, Healthy Air-Fryer Snacks to Kick Off the Super Bowl
You don't have to skip the crisp and crunch you crave while watching your favorite team. Let these air-fryer Super Bowl snacks win the day.
Skip the deep fryer and score with your air fryer. From bite-size fritters to juicy sliders, these air-fryer Super Bowl snacks will get a standing ovation from your friends. Not only do they taste great, their nutritional profile will keep the guilt out of your game-day gathering.
Air-Fryer Chicken Tenders
I added all of the components of a loaded baked potato—cheddar, potato, bacon, sour cream and chives—to my air-fryer chicken tenders recipe. Every kid will love this quick and easy dish! —Cyndy Gerken, Naples, Florida
Air-Fryer Buffalo BitesMove over, chicken wings—cauliflower has you beat. These spicy nibbles will have your guests coming back for seconds. The spice is tempered with a protein-packed cottage cheese and bleu cheese dip.
Air-Fryer Nacho Hot DogsIf burgers and hot dogs are on your menu, step up your game with these crunchy dogs. The recipe uses Greek yogurt and salsa in the dough to boost protein, nutrients and flavor. The crunchy chips add a fun and surprising twist to the dough as well. Want finger food? Make bite-size dogs for the party.
Air-Fryer RavioliThis quick-cooking air-fryer snack is tasty hot or at room temperature. Crumb-coated ravioli are packed with flavor and are the perfect finger food. Dip in marinara for a vitamin boost.
Air-Fryer Zucchini Pizza FrittersPut vegetables on the main stage at halftime. Pairing well with the ravioli, these Italian-inspired zucchini pizza fritters would look great on a snack board filled with olives, nuts, grapes and cheese.
If you want to add grapes to a snack board, you can even try out these air fryer grapes for a unique twist.
Air-Fryer Black Bean Veggie BurgersPlant-forward options score big with health-savvy Super Bowl party guests. Serve these burgers as bite-size sliders with a dollop of guacamole.
Air-Fryer PicklesThis southern snack keeps the crunch with panko breadcrumbs. Serve with ranch dressing or lighten up the dip with Greek yogurt mixed with ranch seasoning.
Air-Fryer Potato ChipsBig, bold potato flavor will make these crisps a crowd favorite. Serve these heart-smart potato chips with your favorite chip dip.
Air-Fryer TaquitosAdd a little Tex-Mex flair to your menu with these taquitos. Add beans to boost the fiber. If you’re feeling short on time, make them ahead and cook right from the freezer.
Air-Fryer EmpanadasFor a more sophisticated taste, kick off halftime with these caramelized onion, goat cheese and sun-dried tomato empanadas. Empanadas are great warm or at room temperature. Big, bold flavors enhance the enjoyment.
Air-Fryer Mushroom Roll-UpsAnother plant-forward recipe, inspired by a Top Chef episode, these roll-ups may become your new favorite appetizer. They will definitely be among the stars on a game-day charcuterie board.
Air-Fryer Caribbean WontonsSweeten up your Super Bowl menu with these creamy Caribbean wontons. They will be the perfect sweet bite to round out halftime. Bite-size desserts are a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth and not overindulge.
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Air-Fryer Apple Chips
Kids will cheer you on for making these sweet and crispy chips. They are quick to fix and sweet to eat. Serve with a fun yogurt and peanut butter dip.