Make scrambled eggs in the air fryer to save on time and dishes!

Cheesy scrambled eggs are the perfect way to start the day and the Air Fryer can make them in minutes!

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Air Fryer Scrambled Eggs

  • Making scrambled eggs in the Air Fryer is a quick and easy way to make a nutritious family breakfast on busy weekday mornings!
  • Versatile recipe! Cooking for a crowd? Cook Air Fryer scrambled eggs in batches and keep them warm in the oven covered in foil until ready to serve.
  • Scrambled eggs can be added to a breakfast sandwich, grab-and-go wrap, or enjoy them as a post-workout snack!
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Ingredients and Add-ins

Eggs – Any eggs will do. Include just the whites for an extra protein meal! Liquid eggs also work great in this recipe!

Milk – Whole milk or cream will make Air Fryer scrambled eggs extra fluffy, but even a non-dairy alternative can be used.

Add-Ins – Cheese, green onions, diced bell peppers, diced bacon, sliced cooked breakfast sausage links, or even leftover chopped veggies can be added to scrambled eggs in the Air Fryer!

How to Make Scrambled Eggs in the Air Fryer

Air Fryer scrambled eggs are ready to enjoy in just a few simple steps!

  1. Whisk everything together except the cheese.
  2. Melt butter in an Air Fryer safe dish or spray with pan release.
  3. Pour eggs into the dish and cook (per the recipe below) stirring halfway through.
  4. Top with cheese and cook until the cheese is melted. Serve hot.
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Tips & Tricks

  • Whisk up the ingredients the night before and keep them in an airtight container or jar with a tight-fitting lid. Before cooking them, simply give the container a shake and they’re ready to go!
  • For best results, preheat the Air Fryer before making scrambled eggs to get the lightest, fluffiest eggs!
  • Use silicone muffin cups to make scrambled egg bites or low carb.

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Air Fryer Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs in the Air Fryer makes fluffy and quick eggs every time.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4



  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion optional
  • teaspoon each salt and pepper or to taste
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese optional


  • Preheat the air fryer to 350°F.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, green onion if using, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the butter in a small air fryer proof pan or dish and add to the air fryer for 1 minute or until melted.
  • Add the beaten eggs to the dish and place it in the air fryer basket. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Stir, breaking up the eggs, and cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until set but still glossy.
  • Top with cheese and cook 1 minute more.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 0.4g | Vitamin A: 417IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American

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