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Crispy Air Fryer Veggie Fries 3 Ways

3 healthier air fryer fries recipes

3 healthier veggie “french fry” alternatives that will not disappoint

Keep your eyes on the “fries” … air fryer fries, that is! We all know how addictive (and unhealthy) delicious, crispy, savory french fries can be. Great for the taste buds, but not so great for the waistline. Thanks to handy dandy air fryers, we can now eat crispy fries with little to no oil, lower fat and fewer calories. That’s a win in our book!

Air fryers have officially changed the “fried foods” game. The best part? You can air fry ALMOST anything! If you’re looking to add more vegetables to your diet, homemade air-fried veggie fries make for an easy, satisfying side dish or snack. Lifehack for parents: making vegetables as “french fries” can also be a good way to get the kiddos to eat more veggies. Air fryer fries typically have 80% less fat than regular deep-fried fries, are easier to make and less messy to prepare.

We rounded up three guilt-free air-fried crispy veggie fry recipes that will satisfy your craving for something crunchy, salty and delicious without all the fat, grease and calories!

Seasoned Zucchini Fries

Yields1 Serving
Ingredients
 1 zucchini
 1 egg
 ½ cup panko bread crumbs, seasoned
 salt & pepper
Spicy Mayo Ingredients:
 ¼ cup mayonnaise
 1 tsp hot sauce
 ½ tsp paprika
 salt & pepper
 red pepper flakes (optional)
Directions:
1

Slice the zucchini into fry-like sticks.

2

Combine bread crumbs, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

3

Beat the egg.

4

Drench the sliced zucchini sticks into the egg and roll in the bread crumb mixture.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place zucchini into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Spicy Mayo Directions
7

Combine mayonnaise, hot sauce, paprika, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes (optional) in a small bowl.

8

Use as a dip or drizzle and enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 zucchini
 1 egg
 ½ cup panko bread crumbs, seasoned
 salt & pepper
Spicy Mayo Ingredients:
 ¼ cup mayonnaise
 1 tsp hot sauce
 ½ tsp paprika
 salt & pepper
 red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions

Directions:
1

Slice the zucchini into fry-like sticks.

2

Combine bread crumbs, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

3

Beat the egg.

4

Drench the sliced zucchini sticks into the egg and roll in the bread crumb mixture.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place zucchini into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Spicy Mayo Directions
7

Combine mayonnaise, hot sauce, paprika, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes (optional) in a small bowl.

8

Use as a dip or drizzle and enjoy!

Seasoned Zucchini Fries with Spicy Mayo

 

Sweet Potato Fries

Yields1 Serving
Ingredients
 1 sweet potato
 drizzle olive oil (or oil of your choice)
 ½ tsp paprika
 salt & pepper
 Gulden's Spicy Brown Mustard (or dipping sauce of your choice)
Directions:
1

Peel the skin of the sweet potato.

2

Slice the sweet potato into thin fry-like sticks.

3

In a bowl, add a drizzle of olive oil, paprika, salt, and pepper.

4

Mix until well combined.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place cut sweet potato slices into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 sweet potato
 drizzle olive oil (or oil of your choice)
 ½ tsp paprika
 salt & pepper
 Gulden's Spicy Brown Mustard (or dipping sauce of your choice)

Directions

Directions:
1

Peel the skin of the sweet potato.

2

Slice the sweet potato into thin fry-like sticks.

3

In a bowl, add a drizzle of olive oil, paprika, salt, and pepper.

4

Mix until well combined.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place cut sweet potato slices into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Mustard

 

Classic French Fries

Yields1 Serving
Ingredients:
 1 Yukon gold potato
 drizzle olive oil (or oil of your choice)
 salt & pepper
 Heinz tomato ketchup
Directions:
1

Peel the skin of the potato.

2

Slice the potato into thin fry-like sticks.

3

In a bowl, mix a drizzle of olive oil, salt, and pepper.

4

Mix until well combined.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place cut potato slices into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Ingredients

Ingredients:
 1 Yukon gold potato
 drizzle olive oil (or oil of your choice)
 salt & pepper
 Heinz tomato ketchup

Directions

Directions:
1

Peel the skin of the potato.

2

Slice the potato into thin fry-like sticks.

3

In a bowl, mix a drizzle of olive oil, salt, and pepper.

4

Mix until well combined.

5

Spray the air fryer tray with non-stick cooking spray.

6

Place cut potato slices into the air fryer for 15 minutes at 400°. *Be sure not to overcrowd the air fryer*

Classic French Fries with Ketchup