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Juicy Air Fryer Meatballs

These delicious meatballs are quickly cooked in your air fryer and enjoyed with your go-to pasta sauce; everyone is sure to love them.

This recipe is made with a combination of pork and ground beef, seasoned in Italian flavors, which gives you an amazing mix of aromas. This saves you the time, it’s mess-free, and the use of the air fryer makes it low on calories as well!

Juicy Air Fryer Meatballs

Air Fryer Meatballs

These meatballs are the perfect balance between moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside.

You can use these as an appetizer or snack, just as well as serving them as a full meal.

Ingredients and Variations

  • MEAT This is the main component for your meatballs. A combination of ground pork and beef is the ideal mix to achieve juicy meatballs.
  • SEASONINGS Some parmesan with Italian seasoning and onion powder are the perfect blend. Raw onion takes longer to cook; therefore, onion powder is best for this recipe.
  • BREADCRUMBS & EGG These are the agents that help your meatballs stay firm.

Juicy Air Fryer Meatballs Recipe

How to Cook Air Fryer Meatballs

    1. Mix all your components together.

    2. Roll your meatballs and transfer to the basket in your air fryer.

    3. Let cook as shown in the recipe.

    4. Allow to set for a couple of minutes, and enjoy!

Cooking times differ from an air fryer to another, so make sure you take a peek at your meatballs a few minutes beforehand, to prevent them from burning. The core of your meatballs should be at 165 F.

How to Cook Air Fryer Meatballs

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What to Serve with Air Fryer Meatballs

All kinds of meatballs are convenient to throw in your stews and soups. These also go deliciously in Italian Wedding Soup and Spaghetti Carbonara, or sided with some Cheesy Breadsticks. Accompany with Tossed Salad with light flavors for a rich dinner meal!

What to Serve with Air Fryer Meatballs

Leftovers

  • Any remaining meatballs can be stored in your fridge in a bag or sealed container for 4 days and in the freezer for 1 month.
  • Pop your meatballs in the microwave on high for 1-minute intervals until fully reheated, or under the broiler in a baking pan covered in parchment paper for a couple of minutes to get that crunch back.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Instant Read Thermometer

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Juicy Air Fryer Meatballs

Juicy Air Fryer Meatballs

Yield: 16 Meatballs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes

These delicious meatballs are quickly cooked in your air fryer and enjoyed with your go-to pasta sauce; everyone is sure to love them

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of lean ground beef
  • ½ pound of lean ground pork
  • ⅓ cup of seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of shredded parmesan
  • ½ teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon of onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of pepper

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix all your components together leaving out the pork and beef.
  2. Place in your ground pork and beef and combine. Roll into 16 meatballs.
  3. Turn on your air fryer to 400 F.
  4. Arrange your meatballs into your air fryer basket. Reduce the heat to 380 F.
  5. Let your meatballs cook until they reach a core of 165 F for 12 to 14 minutes.
  6. Allow to set for 3 minutes, and enjoy!

Notes

- Cooking times differ from an air fryer to another, so make sure you take a peek at your meatballs a few minutes beforehand, to prevent them from burning. The core of your meatballs should be at 165 F.
- Any remaining meatballs can be stored in your fridge in a bag or sealed container for 4 days and in the freezer for 1 month.

Equipment

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 99Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 46mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 12g

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