Air Fryer Roasted Beets

A bowl of air fryer roasted beets.

Fire up your air fryer to make sweet and flavorful roasted beets in half the time! Delicious as a standalone side, tossed into a salad, or pureed into a savory hummus or spread.

  • Author: Christine Tusher
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 18-20 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Vegetables, Sides
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • 1 1/2 lb fresh beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 1/2” dice
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt


  1. Place the beets into a bowl and toss with salt, olive oil, and thyme leaves if desired. Make sure the diced beets are well and evenly coated.
  2. Place the beets into the basket of the air fryer and cook at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes until tender. Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

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