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Air fryer Garlic Bread

This air fryer garlic bread is full of flavor, not work. This recipe comes together in minutes. The longest part of it is roasting the garlic.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air fryer Garlic Bread, Garlic Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Roasted Garlic Preparation & Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 372kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • 1 bulb garlic roasted
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary dried
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1 teaspoon basil dried
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon fennel
  • 1 scallion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup parmesan grated
  • 2 tablespoon Italian parsley fresh chopped
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions

  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Overhead photo of all the ingredients needed to make garlic bread in an air fryer.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Prepare your garlic bulb for roasting. You'll be so glad you did.
  • Meanwhile, prepare garlic butter. Combine softened butter, mayonnaise, rosemary, oregano, basil, onion powder, fennel, scallion, parmesan, and parsley in a large bowl.
    softened butter, mayonnaise, rosemary, oregano, basil, onion powder, fennel, scallion, parmesan, and parsley in a large glass bowl.
  • Mix well.
    softened butter, mayonnaise, rosemary, oregano, basil, onion powder, fennel, scallion, parmesan, and parsley mixed well in a large glass bowl.
  • Remove garlic from the air fryer.
    Garlic bulb inside a sheet of aluminum foil. The foil is held up by hand. The garlic has been cooked in the air fryer.
  • Squeeze the garlic gently out of the bulb and directly into a food processor. Purée.
    Roasted garlic cloves in a food processor.
  • Add to the butter and stir to combine.
    Roasted garlic added to the butter mixture in the large glass bowl.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Slice bread in half sandwich style.
    Slicing bread vertically down the center creating two long halves.
  • Spread butter over the tops of the bread.
    Butter mixture placed on bread halves on a wooden cutting board.
  • Cut into pieces to fit into the air fryer, as desired. Sprinkle paprika over the bread and shred a bit more cheese over the top.
    Butter mixture spread on top of bread halves.
  • Like this, with one slice on top of the other.
    Two halves joined together making a butter sandwich, then placed in an air fryer.
  • Open faced.
    Long slice of bread placed in an air fryer basket. Butter side up.
  • Or in smaller pieces.
    Small pieces of uncooked garlic bread in an air fryer basket. Butter side up.
  • Decide and add your bread to the basket. Cook for 5 minutes.
    Cooked small pieces of garlic bread in an air fryer basket.
  • Until golden brown.
    Long piece of garlic bread in an air fryer basket.
  • Serve hot!
    Small and large pieces of garlic bread placed on a wooden cutting board.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and enjoy every bite!
    Closeup photo of two long slices of garlic bread resting on a wooden cutting board.

Nutrition

Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 643IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg