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Air Fryer Cheesy Cauliflower

Air Fryer Cheesy Cauliflower is ready in just 20 minutes and loaded with flavor. Cauliflower florets are tossed with a blend of seasonings and cheese and then fried until crisp and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer cauliflower, cheesy cauliflower
Servings: 4
Calories: 182kcal


  • 1 large head fresh cauliflower (separated into florets)
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  • Preheat air fryer to 390°F.
  • Place cauliflower florets into a large bowl. Add olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat, making sure each piece is covered. Spread cauliflower in an even, single layer in air fryer basket.
  • Air fry for 7 minutes; remove basket and shake. Then top cauliflower with shredded cheeses. Continue to air fry for an additional 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and cauliflower is cooked through. Serve immediately.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 101mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 1mg