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Crispy Air-Fried Cauliflower

Updated: Apr 22

A super fast appetizer that is a tasty hit everyone will enjoy, air-fried cauliflower! Packed with a smoky kick from the paprika and a bright tang from the lemon and parsley, this dish checks off all of the flavor boxes. With a feel closer to chicken wings than vegetables, even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy this recipe!

Crispy Air-Fried Cauliflower
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Makes 6 servings

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes


*1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets

*2 tablespoons olive oil

*1 teaspoon oregano

*1/2 teaspoon cumin

*1 teaspoon chili powder

*1/2 teaspoon of ground turmeric

*1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

*1 teaspoon salt

*1/2 teaspoon pepper

Ingredients for sauce:

*1 avocado

*2 tablespoons tahini

*Juice of 1/2 a lemon

*Lemon zest of 1/2 of a lemon

*2 tablespoons of parsley

*1 clove of garlic

*Splash of water

*1 tablespoon of olive oil


*Preheat air fryer for 5 minutes.

*Place the cauliflower florets in a large bowl and add the oil and all spices, tossing to coat.

*Air-fry for 15 minutes, tossing every 5 minutes.

*While the cauliflower is cooking make the green sauce by combining the avocado, tahini, garlic, lemon juice+zest, parsley, and olive oil. Blend until smooth.

*Serve cauliflower on a platter with fresh lemon slices, avocado sauce, parsley, and a drizzle of olive oil.


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