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Mushroom eggplant in the air fryer

mushroom eggplant in an air fryer

Light and perfect for the summer, the mushroom aubergines in the air fryer are simple and quick to prepare.

Mushroom aubergines owe their name to the particular cut similar to that of mushrooms. They are usually fried in oil and served as a side dish but today we will reveal how to prepare light and tasty mushroom aubergines in an air fryer.

The trick is to season the aubergines cut into chunks just before cooking and then, later, add just a drizzle of raw oil. You will be enchanted by the goodness of this dish and, to give it a final note of freshness, all you have to do is add some basil. Let's see all the steps together.

mushroom eggplant in an air fryer
mushroom eggplant in an air fryer

How to make mushroom eggplant recipe in air fryer

  1. First , wash the aubergines and trim them . Then reduce them into pieces of about 1.5 cm and pat them dry with kitchen paper to remove excess moisture.
  2. Transfer them to a sufficiently large bowl and season with half the oil and a pinch of salt. Stir to distribute the seasoning.
  3. Pour them into the basket of the air fryer and cook them at 180°C for 15 minutes. About halfway through cooking, shake the basket.
  4. Once ready, transfer them to a serving dish, add the remaining oil and fresh basil broken up by hand and serve immediately or after letting them cool.

Alternatively, we suggest you try our air fryer aubergines , equally simple and perfect to serve as a side dish.


Mushroom aubergines can be kept in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 2-3 days .

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