Plant-based recipes are perfect for the air fryer! Ingredients like fruit, vegetables, tofu, grains, and more are excellent using this cooking method because they become crispy without using a deep fryer. Whether you’re a hardcore vegan or a huge carnivore, these 25 Delicious Vegan Air Fryer Recipes are sure to please. 

You can make so many things in your air fryer! This convenient countertop appliance comes in various sizes and colors and can cook up pretty much anything. It uses hot air that circulates through the metal basket (dispersed with holes) to cook food evenly and create deep-fried textures without the excessive oil. If that sounds yummy to you then these Vegan Air Fryer Recipes are calling your name. We have tofu, vegetables, fruit, falafel, samosas, Taquitos, cookies, and more! 

Air Fryer Tofu

If you’re looking for vegan air fryer recipes using tofu, look no further! This is the best method for crispy tofu, plus it cooks in just 10 minutes! You can toss the tofu squares in anything, a salad, wrap, protein bowl, and so much more. Coat the tofu squares in the 4 ingredient mixture and air fry to perfection to cook a crispy, flavorful, addictive, and super simple to whip-up recipe. 

General Tso’s Tofu

If you like a more flavorful yet easy tofu recipe try General Tso’s Tofu. It has a sticky, sweet, slightly spicy sauce and a crispy baked texture. They’re light, healthy, and crunchy, with a no-fuss cleanup. We recommend using extra firm tofu, preferably organic for optimal results. So get ready for the best tofu you’ve ever tasted! 

Air Fryer Corn Ribs

Do you love corn as much as I do? If so then this vegan air fryer recipe is right up your alley. It’s healthy, fun, and sure to be a hit with vegans and meat eaters! Air Fryer Corn Ribs are the most interesting way to eat corn on the cob! The best part is the sticky and smoky BBQ sauce that’s brushed on and “baked” in. Seasonings include salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and chili powder.

Air Fryer Sesame Cauliflower Wings

Let’s move on to cauliflower! These air fryer cauliflower wings are crispy and coated in a spicy sesame garlic sauce that’s sure to be a hit. This recipe is vegan, plant-based, and gluten-free! To get a super nutritious result, cook them in the air fryer with no oil and use gluten-free bread. They’re sticky, spicy, and perfectly sweet with yummy sesame sauce.

Spicy Chicken Fried Jackfruit (Air Fryer Recipe!)

Jackfruit needs to be your go-to air fryer vegan recipe ingredient! It’s one of the most popular meat alternatives among vegans and vegetarians for good reason. Spicy Chicken Fried Jackfruit made in the air fryer will instantly become a new favorite in your house. Jackfruit is an interesting food that’s grown on a tree and gets up to 20 lbs. Give it a try today! 

Air Fryer Vegan Calamari (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free)

Vegan air fryer recipes like crispy Vegan Calamari are one-of-a-kind delicious. They are healthy, gluten-free, plant-based, and made with Hearts of Palm. If you’ve never had Hearts of Palm, it is a tasty vegetable extracted from the inner core and “growing bud” of some palm trees like coconut, juçara, acai palm, palmetto, and peach palm. It’s super tasty in this recipe with light-seasoned breading.

Air Fryer Falafel

It’s classic falafel with a twist. This air fryer vegan recipe is gluten-free, vegan, high-protein, and excellent for meal prep! This rendition is super healthy, with a tender center and crispy outer shell. This lower-calorie, low-fat dish is a lightened-up version of the Middle Eastern street food that everyone already loves. 

Air Fryer Roasted Edamame Recipe

I love edamame. I always get some when I have sushi. So making it a home in my air fryer is a no-brainer. Air Fryer Roasted Edamame needs only a few simple ingredients such as fresh edamame, oil, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, and non-stick cooking spray. Just toss the vegetable in the ingredients and air fry at 380ºF for 8-10 minutes. (add 2-3 minutes of cook time for frozen edamame.)

Air Fryer Cinnamon Apples 

Vegan air fryer recipes that are light and fresh with a slightly sweet flavor are my favorite snacks. These cinnamon apples are no exception either, warm and glazed with maple! They taste like a healthier version of apple pie filling and are fantastic to top on cookies, oatmeal, and so much more. So grab your favorite apples and your air fryer and get cooking. 

Easy Air-fried Vegan Egg Rolls

The Easy Air-fried Vegan Egg Roll recipe is so amazing that you’ll be glad it is air-fried. The filling is so quick and easy when made with pre-cut bagged coleslaw mix, seasoned, crumbled tofu, and veggies. Ensure the rolls are vegan, use a plant-based wrapper like Nasoya vegan egg roll wrapper. Want to try these for your next BBQ or potluck, this recipe will not disappoint you.

Sweet Potato Chips

If you’ve never had sweet potato chips, now is the time to try them. These Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips are nutritious, vegan, paleo, and whole30. Ready in under 30 minutes, this recipe results in 4 perfect portions. All you need is sweet potatoes, extra virgin olive oil, organic brown sugar light or dark, chili powder, ground cumin, and salt. 

Air Fryer Vegan Pulled Pork

This pulled jackfruit is the best vegan air fryer recipe for Meatless Monday. Turn it into a sandwich like sloppy joes, a sub, or a wrap. Put it in a bowl, taco, burrito, or fritter. The ideas are endless and you’ll love them all. Young fruit is either yellow or green and canned for consumption with a meaty texture. The shredded jackfruit is reminiscent of beef or pork with its distinctive flavor. 

Air Fryer Veggie Fajitas

Veggie fajitas in the air fryer will delight you. With ingredients like portobello mushrooms, peppers, and onions in a smoky sweet chili sauce, what’s not to love? They are smokey and sweet with a no-fuss cleanup. Another bonus of this dish is that it is budget-friendly! Don’t miss out on the best vegan recipe for summer, and try these fajitas today. 

Air Fryer Vegetable Spring Rolls

Make these vegetable spring rolls for an excellent air fryer vegan recipe that’s sure to be a hit. All you need is a vegetable oil – to cook the cabbage, sprouts, carrots, and mushrooms for the filling. Also, napa cabbage, mung bean sprouts, shredded carrots, and shiitake mushrooms. Chop them into fine bits to stuff the spring rolls. Other key ingredients include green onion, cornstarch slurry, sugar, salt, and pepper!

Golden Air Fryer Samosas

If you love golden crispy vegan air fryer recipes, these samosas are exactly what you need. They’re lightly spiced, packed with vegetables, and healthier than your average samosa. The filling consists of potatoes, peas, carrots, corn, and onions. Cook them in proper-sized batches according to your AF basket size. 

Air-Fryer Taquitos with Cauliflower and Black Beans

Air-Fryer Taquitos with Cauliflower and Black Beans are ready in 1 hour. Prep time is 30 minutes, and the recipe results in 10 tasty Taquitos. Crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, these Taquitos couldn’t be tastier. All you need is chopped fresh mushrooms, chopped onion, chopped green bell pepper, minced garlic, rinsed and drained canned black beans, and a few more items. 

Homemade Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

Try these Homemade Air Fryer Pizza Rolls for an easy vegan lunch or dinner. The dough is the easiest to work with, and they’re perfect for a meal, snack, or grab-and-go dish. You can put these in a school lunch or serve them when the kids are back home. Use your favorite marinara sauce, and you can even add some vegan cheese. 

Simple AF Vegetables

Do you love healthy fresh, and perfectly crisp vegetables? If so, this air fryer vegan recipe is for you. The perfect combination of zucchini, yellow squash, bell pepper, and mushrooms seasoned with a flavorful spice blend, that’s to die for. It’s an effortless side dish you can whip up in the blink of an eye. The best part is that it is ready in 10 minutes. 

Vegan Air Fryer Banana Bread Cookies Recipe

Grab a mixing bowl and a handful of simple pantry staples, and get ready for the best vegan air fryer dessert recipe! These Brown Sugar Banana Bread Cookies With Apple Oat Crumble are made with box cake mix, banana, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, apples, and oats, making them fantastic for Fall or breakfast. They’re quick, budget-friendly, and taste amazing. 

Air Fryer Vegan Brownie Recipe 

Quick, easy vegan brownies are rich, fudgy, and ready in about 20 minutes. The best part of making vegan brownies is that you can lick the bowl without worrying about any issues because there are no raw eggs! They’re ready in less than 30 minutes with ingredients like nondairy milk, aquafaba, vanilla extract, whole wheat pastry flour (*use a gluten-free baking blend,) vegan sugar (or sweetener of choice, to taste), cocoa powder, ground flax seeds, and salt! 

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

When you want something sweet, fast, and easy recipe, these air fryer peanut butter cookies will be your best friend. With just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes, you will have a small batch gluten-free treat everyone can enjoy. They are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside; with ingredients like oat flour, peanut butter, and maple syrup, you will fall in love. 

Vegan Air Fryer Cookies

Vegan air fryer recipes like these chocolate chip cookies only need six ingredients. They’re crispy on the outside, soft & chewy in the middle, and jam-packed with chocolate chips. You won’t believe they’re ready in 15 minutes, from start to finish! No hard-to-get ingredients are required, plus loaded with gooey chocolate goodness. 

Vegan Air Fryer Churros

Do you adore churros as much as I do? If you do but would prefer a better version, you must try making these vegan air fryer cinnamon sugar treats that are nearly impossible to mess up. They have no oily mess, no unwanted cleanup, and no excess calories and fat. One important thing is to chill the dough for an hour before air frying since it is necessary to ensure they hold its shape. 

Air Fryer Vegan Donuts

These donuts are one of the best vegan air fryer recipes you will come across. They’re soft and fluffy on the inside and dusted with powdered sugar. Another bonus is this recipe is incredibly easy and fun it is to make. And if you don’t want powdered sugar add some chocolate syrup instead. Other key ingredients are flour, sugar, active dry yeast, vegan butter, salt, water, oil spray, and plant-based milk of your choice. 

Air Fryer Bananas

A simple and healthy treat, these Air Fryer Bananas are coated with sugar and cinnamon. When air-fried the bananas develop a caramelized golden crispy crust that tastes amazing! With tasty ingredients like coconut sugar, it has a caramel taste that can be amplified with brown sugar. You will also need some cinnamon and coconut oil, or you can also use vegan butter if you’d like.

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25 Delicious Vegan Air Fryer Recipes

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These 25 Delicious Vegan Air Fryer Recipes are calling your name. If you love crispy, mouthwatering, and nutritious meals and snacks look no further!
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