Air Fryer Garlic Bread elevates the beloved classic to new heights, providing a quick and efficient method for achieving the perfect balance of crispy, golden edges and a soft, buttery interior. This recipe is a testament to the versatility of the air fryer, transforming simple ingredients into a delectable side that’s ready in minutes.

The star of this garlic bread extravaganza is the irresistible garlic butter spread. A harmonious blend of softened butter, minced garlic, fresh parsley, and a hint of salt creates a flavorful mixture that promises to elevate each slice of bread into a culinary delight.

The air fryer takes center stage as it preheats to a golden-brown perfection. The generously spread garlic butter on each side of the bread slices ensures a symphony of flavors and textures. The efficient air circulation within the fryer crisps the exterior, creating an enticing crunch, while maintaining the bread’s softness inside.

The result is an Air Fryer Garlic Bread that not only embodies the comforting essence of the classic but also offers a quick and convenient alternative to traditional baking methods. The aroma of garlic and butter wafting through the kitchen signals that a delicious treat is ready to be savored.

Whether paired with pasta, soups, salads, or enjoyed on its own, this garlic bread recipe showcases the air fryer’s ability to deliver a satisfying and flavorful side dish with minimal effort. It’s a delightful addition to any meal, offering a perfect balance of simplicity and culinary indulgence.



  • 1 loaf of your favorite bread (French or Italian works well)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat the Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Prepare Garlic Butter: In a bowl, mix the softened butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley (if using), and a pinch of salt. Combine well until the garlic and parsley are evenly distributed.
  3. Slice the Bread: Cut the loaf of bread into slices, about 1 inch thick.
  4. Apply Garlic Butter: Spread the garlic butter mixture evenly on one side of each bread slice.
  5. Arrange in the Air Fryer: Place the garlic buttered bread slices in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not overlapping.
  6. Air Fry: Air fry the garlic bread at 350°F (180°C) for 4-6 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and crispy. Keep an eye on it to prevent burning.
  7. Serve: Once done, remove the garlic bread from the air fryer and let it cool for a moment. Serve it warm and enjoy!

I can provide you with a general idea of the nutrition information for garlic bread made in an air fryer. Keep in mind that the actual values may vary based on specific ingredients and quantities used in your recipe. Here’s a typical breakdown per serving:

Nutrition (Approximate values for one serving):

  • Calories: Around 150-200 calories
  • Total Fat: 10-15g
  • Saturated Fat: 5-7g
  • Cholesterol: 20-30mg
  • Sodium: 300-400mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15-20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1-2g
  • Sugars: 1-2g
  • Protein: 3-5g