Air Fryer Butternut Squash Recipe

Serve your air fried butternut squash while hot, sprinkle some fresh parsley on top

How to cook butternut squash in air fryer is something you might ask when trying to make this dish for the first time or you haven’t cooked butternut squash in an air fryer before. Butternut squash can be cooked with different methods, such as oven-roasting, cooking with a pressure cooker or slow cooker… However, in this article Bourbon O will present to you the easiest and healthiest way of preparing butternut squash – using an air fryer.


  • 1 Butternut squash
  • Olive oil (1 tbsp)
  • Garlic powder (1 tsp) or minced garlic (2 tsp)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)
  • Pepper (1/4 tsp)


Step 1: Peel and cut butternut squash

Step 2: Cube the squash

Step 3: Mix the ingredients

Step 4: Air fry butternut squash cubes

Step 5: Season and serve


Technically, it’s acceptable just to air fry the butternut squash without removing the skin firsthand. However, Bourbon O thinks that the exterior surface of the roasted squash is more crispy when peeled. One more benefit of peeling the squash is that the leftovers can also be used in Butternut Squash Soup.


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