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Air fryer potatoes and carrots on a plate.

Air Fryer Carrots & Potatoes

  • Author: Caitlin Rule
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Air fry
  • Cuisine: International


These air fryer carrots and potatoes are are tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside. They’re so quick and easy to make, use a fraction of the oil you’d normally use, the perfect side dish to any meal!


  • 450g carrots
  • 450g red or white potatoes
  • Olive oil or avocado oil cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper, to taste

Tahini sauce (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • Salt + pepper, to taste
  • Water, to thin
  • Fresh parsley, to garnish


  1. Wash the potatoes and peel the carrots.
  2. Dice the potatoes and carrots into 2 inch sized pieces. Rinse the potatoes with cold water and drain. Pat them dry with a kitchen towel to remove any moisture.
  3. Toss the potatoes and carrots with oil and spices in a large bowl.
  4. Place them in the air fryer basket and cook for about 20-25 minutes at 180C/ 360F. Shake the basket a few times during cooking to ensure that they cook evenly.
  5. Meanwhile, add the tahini sauce to a small jar and shake well until emulsified (well combined).
  6. Place the carrots and potatoes on a plate, drizzle with tahini and sprinkle wit parsley. Serve and enjoy!


  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days
  • Reheat in the air fryer basket and cook for a few minutes until they are warmed through. You may need to add a little bit more oil  before reheating.

Keywords: carrots, potatoes, air fryer, roasted