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Air Fryer Hasselback Zucchinis

Air Fryer Hasselback Zucchini is an easy side dish to go with your dinner. Not only are these air fried zucchini tasty they are also keto!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Hasselback Zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 130kcal


  • 6 medium zucchini squash about 1.5 pounds
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese shredded and divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Optional - Fresh Italian parsley


  • Gather your ingredients
  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F.
  • Add the oil and seasonings to small mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Wash the zucchini, then add to a cutting board.
  • Slice the zucchini most of the way through, crosswise, every ½ inch or so. Gently fan the slices apart and using a basting brush, brush the oil mixture into and onto the zucchini.
  • Add shredded parmesan pieces between the slices of the zucchini.
  • Place gently in the air fryer basket (you may need to lay them sideways until they soften up and can lay flat) Bake for 5 minutes, flip upright, then bake for an additional 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from air fryer and top with remaining parmesan and optional fresh parsley.


Serving: 1Zucchini | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 464IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 1mg