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Air Fryer Pumpkin Fries

Pumpkin Sticks in the Air Fryer are a tasty Healthy Snack great to enjoy as an appetizer snack or as a tasty appetizer. A vegan snack that is sure to win you over from the first bite.
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Air Fryer Pumpkin Fries
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Prep 10 minutes
  • Cook 20 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

Air Fryer Pumpkin Fries emerge as a swift and efficient alternative to the traditional oven-baked pumpkin fries. With the surge in popularity of air fryers, many have found this method to be preferable, achieving a crisp texture and delightful flavor.

This pumpkin fries recipe epitomizes the essence of autumn. Simple and speedy to whip up, these fries make an irresistibly delicious snack. They’re the ideal accompaniment for an aperitif, a delightful starter, or the perfect munch to revel in as you unwind in front of the television, be it with a blockbuster movie or the latest episode of your favorite show. The ingredients for these golden delights, aside from the main star – pumpkin, include a touch of sage, rosemary, bay leaf, garlic, breadcrumbs, the exquisite Parmesan cheese, and a sprinkling of paprika to give it that extra kick.

One of the primary advantages of using an air fryer is the efficiency and consistency with which it cooks. In a matter of minutes, you’ll be treated to perfectly crispy pumpkin fries, which you can season further to your heart’s desire. Be it an added dash of spices or a sprinkle of your favorite aromatic herbs, these fries are a canvas for your culinary artistry.

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  1. To prepare Pumpkin Fries in the Air Fryer, wash the pumpkin thoroughly and carefully empty it of its seeds and filaments.

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  2. Now cut the pumpkin into slices, peel them off, and then make them into sticks about the same size. Place the resulting sticks in a large bowl.

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  3. Salt, pepper and add chopped rosemary, sage, bay leaf and a pinch of paprika.

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  4. Now add the well-fine chopped garlic, a drizzle of olive oil and mix with your hands.

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  5. Now add in breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and mix everything well.

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  6. Pour the sticks into the basket of the air fryer and bake at 360°F (180°C) for about 20-25 minutes. When they are well browned and cooked, the Pumpkin Sticks are ready to be served and enjoyed hot.

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If desired, you can enrich your Pumpkin Sticks in the Air Fryer with the spices or herbs you like best such as thyme, cilantro, spicy paprika, etc.


If you want Pumpkin Fires in the Air Fryer extra crispy, we recommend making “fine” sticks and coating them well with lots of bread crumbs and grated cheese.


Pumpkin Sticks in the Air Fryer should be eaten immediately; in case they are left over you can store them in a paper bag in the refrigerator.