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Air Fryer Eggplant Pizza

This air fryer eggplant recipe is like a healthier version of a pizza, and it still very delicious! 

If you’re a big fan of pizza, but are making some healthier meals for yourself, then this eggplant pizza recipe is going to give you the best of both worlds! You truly don’t have to sacrifice your favorite foods!

Air fryer eggplant plated.

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Why you’ll love this recipe

Making a meal like this eggplant pizza is the perfect way to satisfy any cravings you may have, without going backwards on your health goals or dietary restrictions. Plus, this is a great way to get the family into a healthy dish while still enjoying a pizza night together!

This recipe for air fryer eggplant fries is also a great side dish or meal for busy nights.

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Air fried eggplant pizza from above.

Ingredients for this recipe

Eggplant: Washed and sliced.
Marinara sauce: For flavoring.  
Mozzarella: Shredded and reduced fat.
Yellow pepper: Diced.
Pepperoni: or Turkey pepperoni.
Garlic powder: For extra flavor. 
Red pepper flakes: For seasoning. 

How to make air fryer eggplant

Sauce on eggplant.

Step 1: Spoon marinara sauce over eggplant slices.

Pepperoni and cheese added on eggplant.

Step 2: Add cheese, yellow pepper, and pepperoni.

Yellow peppers added to eggplant pizza.

Step 3: Sprinkle with garlic powder and red pepper flakes.

Step 4: Place on the Air Fryer tray or basket.
Step 5: Air Fry for 8-10 minutes at 385 degrees. Serve hot and enjoy.

Plated air fried eggplant.

Storage suggestions

It is best to eat this dish when you first make it, but if you find yourself with leftovers, just be sure to put them in an airtight container for 2-3 days after the original cooking day! 

Reheating Tips

To reheat the eggplant later, you can easily pop it into the oven or microwave for a bit until it’s hot to serve again. 

Common Questions

Is eggplant a carb or protein? 

Eggplant is actually more of a protein food, and it’s actually low in carbohydrates.

Does eggplant need to be soaked before frying?

No, that’s not necessary. 

Do you need to salt eggplant before frying?

Nope, adding salt to eggplant before putting it in the air fryer is not needed. 

What to serve with air fryer eggplant pizza

This Broccoli Cauliflower Salad would be a great side to pair with this eggplant pizza. If you want to continue with the Mediterranean theme for this meal, then be sure to try out this Weight Watchers Mediterranean Salad! This WW Orange Fluff Dessert would make a great dessert to enjoy with your friends and family.

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Air Fryer Eggplant Pizza

This air fryer eggplant pizza recipe is proof that you can still enjoy your favorite dishes while choosing more nutritious options!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 113kcal


  • 1 medium Eggplant washed and sliced about 1/3 inch lengthwise
  • ½ cup Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup Shredded mozzarella reduced fat
  • ½ Yellow pepper diced
  • 18 slices Pepperoni or Turkey pepperoni
  • Garlic powder
  • Red pepper flakes


  • Spoon marinara sauce over eggplant slices.
  • Add cheese, yellow pepper, and pepperoni.
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder and red pepper flakes.
  • Place on the Air Fryer tray or basket.
  • Air Fry for 8-10 minutes at 385 degrees. Serve hot and enjoy.


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 252IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg

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