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Air Fryer Roasted Vegetables with Gremolata

Learn how to make delicious air fryer roasted vegetables with homemade gremolata and red pepper aioli. Perfect as an appetizer or side dish.

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Recipe Overview

Let’s dive into the details of this delicious recipe for Air Fryer Roasted Vegetables with Gremolata and Red Pepper Aioli. This dish is perfect for a healthy appetizer or a flavorful side to accompany your main course. With a mix of zucchini, summer squash, mushrooms, cauliflower, and bell peppers, it’s a colorful and nutritious addition to any meal.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins

Servings and Nutrition

  • Servings: 4
  • Calories per Serving: 304

Ingredients

To prepare this dish, you will need:

  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-x3-inch pieces
  • 1 medium summer squash, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 (8-ounce package) cremini mushrooms, halved or quartered if large
  • 3/4 cup cauliflower florets
  • 6 any color mini bell peppers
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Red Pepper Aioli:
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons chopped jarred roasted red peppers, drained
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic

Directions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Combine zucchini, summer squash, mushrooms, cauliflower, bell peppers, oil, salt, and black pepper in a bowl; toss to coat.
  3. Arrange the vegetables in an even layer in the air fryer basket, working in batches if needed.
  4. Cook, turning once halfway through, until tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, stir together parsley, garlic, and lemon zest to make the gremolata.
  6. In another bowl, mix mayonnaise, roasted red peppers, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic to prepare the red pepper aioli.
  7. Top the roasted vegetables with the gremolata and serve with the red pepper aioli.

This recipe is not only delicious but also packed with flavor and nutrients. The crispy texture of the air-fried vegetables combined with the tangy gremolata and creamy red pepper aioli make it a delightful dish for any occasion.

 

Ingredients

### Zucchini, Summer Squash, Cremini Mushrooms, Cauliflower, Mini Bell PeppersWhen preparing air fryer roasted vegetables with gremolata and red pepper aioli, it’s essential to select the freshest ingredients possible. The combination of zucchini, summer squash, cremini mushrooms, cauliflower, and mini bell peppers creates a colorful and flavorful dish that will impress your guests.### Vegetable Oil, Salt, Black Pepper, Parsley, Garlic, Lemon ZestTo enhance the flavors of the vegetables, we will need some essential seasonings. Vegetable oil will help in achieving a crispy texture when air-frying the vegetables. A pinch of salt and black pepper will add depth to the taste. Fresh parsley, minced garlic, and lemon zest will provide a burst of freshness and aroma to the dish.### Mayonnaise, Roasted Red Peppers, Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, GarlicThe delicious gremolata and red pepper aioli are what elevate this dish to the next level. The creamy mayonnaise, combined with chopped roasted red peppers, extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, and minced garlic, creates a rich and tangy sauce that complements the roasted vegetables perfectly.In the next section, I will walk you through the step-by-step process of preparing and assembling these delightful air fryer roasted vegetables with gremolata and red pepper aioli. Let’s get cooking!

Directions

Hey there, I’m excited to show you how to make these delicious Air Fryer Roasted Vegetables with Gremolata and Red Pepper Aioli. Let’s get started!

Preparation

  • Preheat your air fryer to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  • Cut 1 medium zucchini into 1/4-x3-inch pieces and slice 1 medium summer squash 1/4 inch thick.
  • Halve or quarter if large, 1 (8-ounce package) of cremini mushrooms and measure out 3/4 cup of cauliflower florets.
  • Take 6 mini bell peppers of any color, and prepare 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper.
  • Chop 1/2 cup of fresh parsley, mince 2 teaspoons of fresh garlic, and zest 2 teaspoons of lemon.

Cooking Process

  1. In a bowl, combine the zucchini, summer squash, mushrooms, cauliflower, bell peppers, oil, salt, and black pepper, and toss to coat them evenly.
  2. Arrange the vegetables in a single layer in the air fryer basket, working in batches if necessary.
  3. Cook the vegetables, turning them once halfway through, until they are tender, which takes about 10 minutes.

Gremolata Preparation

While the vegetables are cooking, let’s prepare the gremolata. In a small bowl, stir together the chopped parsley, minced garlic, and lemon zest.

Red Pepper Aioli

For the red pepper aioli, mix together 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of chopped jarred roasted red peppers, 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar, and 1 teaspoon of minced fresh garlic in a small bowl.

Serving

Once the vegetables are done, top them with the prepared gremolata and serve with the delicious red pepper aioli. Enjoy your flavorful creation!

 

Nutrition Facts

When it comes to the nutrition facts of this dish, let’s break it down for you. Each serving contains 304 calories, with 27g of fat, 13g of carbs, and 4g of protein. It’s worth noting that this dish is high in Vitamin C and fiber, making it a nutritious choice. What’s even better is that it’s low in cholesterol and sodium, making it a heart-friendly option.

It’s important to mention that these nutrient values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, which is the standard reference for daily intake. This information can help you understand the nutritional components of the dish and make informed choices about your diet.


TL;DR

This dish is packed with flavor and nutrition. It provides 304 calories, 27g of fat, 13g of carbs, and 4g of protein. High in Vitamin C and fiber, low in cholesterol and sodium. Nutrient values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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