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One might be wondering, why oil-free? Why air-fryer? In short, this allows people to eat “deep fried” vegan food, without the excess calories.

Oil-free food also has a lower fat percentage, generally, than other foods. While oil is healthy to consume in moderation, a diet reliant on greasy foods can lead to health problems. Due to this, many health-conscious consumers opt to focus their plant-based diet on whole-foods.

If you want to trial a healthier cooking regime, expand your cooking knowledge, or just try something new in the kitchen, consider investing in an air-fryer and giving these nine vegan recipes a whirl!

9 Oil-Free Vegan Recipes to Make in an Air-Fryer

1. Bow Tie Pasta Chips

Fancy and delicious; the perfect combination of two favorite comfort foods.

Get the recipe here.

2. Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

sweet potato fries

Sweet potato fries are having a moment, and with this recipes, they’re definitely here to stay. For a completely oil-free snack, swap vegetable broth for the olive oil.

Get the recipe here.

3. Stuffed Baked Apples

Baked Apples

Make this easy oil-free baked apples recipe without pre-heating your oven! Top with oatmeal or a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Get the recipe here.

4. Battered Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

Buffalo Cauliflower

Buffalo cauliflower has been embraced by chefs and restauranteurs, vegan or otherwise. Skip the bill and make these spicy, meat-free nuggets with your trusty air-fryer.

Get the recipe here.

5. Ranch Kale Chips

A healthy snack with a desirable blend of flavors.

Get the recipe here.

6. Twice Air-Fried Vegan Stuffed Potatoes

Who could pass down a hearty potato? Twice fried = twice the irresistibility.

Get the recipe here.

7. Wontons


The perfect, delicious excuse to practice your chopsticks skills.

Get the recipe here.

8. Avocado Fries

Creamy on the inside yet crisp and bready on the outside.

Get the recipe here.

9. Garlic and Herb Roasted Chickpeas

Perfect for snacking on-the-go! High-protein and high-deliciousness!

Get the recipe here.