Air-Fried Broccoli with Anchovy and Rosemary Dressing
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Air-Fried Broccoli with Anchovy and Rosemary Dressing

Crisp, air-fried broccoli is perfectly partnered with this dressing that has a pleasant saltiness from the anchovies and just the right balance of lemon and rosemary.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer
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the Smart Oven® Air Fryer

25 mins total time

15 mins active time


Serves 4



  • broccoli florets icon
    1 lb broccoli florets
  • extra-virgin olive oil icon
    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper icon
    Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

For the dressing

  • large anchovy fillets icon
    4 large anchovy fillets
  • fresh lemon juice icon
    3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 5-inch sprig rosemary icon
    5-inch sprig rosemary

    leaves picked

  • extra-virgin olive oil icon
    ⅓ cup (2⅔ fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil


  • 1Set the oven to Air Fry, Super Convection, 425°F, for 13 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.  
  • 2Place the broccoli in a bowl with the oil and salt and toss to coat. Place in a single layer in the air fry basket. For even air flow ensure the pieces are not touching.
  • 3Once preheated, place the basket in the middle position and cook for 13 minutes. Meanwhile, make the dressing. 
  • 4Blend the anchovies, lemon juice and rosemary. With the motor running, gradually add the oil and blend until smooth.
  • 5The broccoli should be nicely browned and tender. If not, cook it a little longer. 
  • 6Pour half the dressing over the broccoli, season with pepper and stir.
  • 7Drizzle with the remaining dressing.
Side dish/Accompaniment
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

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