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19 Air-Fryer Ground Beef Recipes We Can’t Get Enough Of

From cozy casseroles to juicy burgers, you'll love these air-fryer ground beef recipes.

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Air-Fryer Cowboy Casserole

When it starts to get cold, I love to make this quick and creamy Tater Tot bake. It’s a great homey dinner, that’s easy to put together. I make it ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator. Then I just pop it into the air fryer when I get home. —Donna Donhauser, Remsen, New York
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Air-Fryer Taco Puffs

I like to make these puffs ahead of time and keep the in the refrigerator until I’m ready to pop them in the air fryer. A helpful hint: Plain refrigerated biscuits seal together better than buttermilk types. —Jan Schmid, Hibbing, Minnesota

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Air-Fryer Meat Loaf

If you’re looking for a hearty meal perfect for two, then look no further. This air-fryer meat loaf cooks quickly. Plus, it’s easy to double for sandwiches the next day. —Michelle Beran, Claflin, Kansas
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Air-Fryer Ground Beef Wellington

Trying new recipes—like this air-fryer Wellington—is one of my favorite hobbies. I replaced the filet mignon with ground beef, while still keeping the beefy goodness. —Julie Frankamp, Nicollet, Minnesota
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Air-Fryer Keto Meatballs

I have been following a keto diet for a year and a half and have lost 130 pounds. With this recipe for air-fryer keto meatballs, you won't miss the breadcrumbs at all! I like to eat these saucy meatballs on their own, but they're also great over zucchini noodles. —Holly Balzer-Harz, Malone, New York
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Air-Fryer Mini Chimichangas

My family raves about these air-fryer chimichangas. Infused with green chiles, the beefy snacks are guaranteed to liven up the party! —Kathy Rogers, Hudson, Ohio
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Air-Fryer Bacon Cheeseburgers

This juicy burger only takes minutes to cook in your air fryer. I enjoy topping it with crispy bacon and my special fry sauce. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Air-Fryer Stuffed Zucchini

When your garden is overflowing with zucchini, it’s time to pull out your air fryer. Filled with ground beef and cheese, this quick to prepare meal is a delicious way to enjoy summer’s bounty. —Tracey Rosato, Markham, Ontario
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Air-Fryer Taco Twists

Why serve tacos only in ordinary flour or corn tortillas? For a mouthwatering change of pace, try these air-fried tacos baked in flaky, golden crescent rolls. My family enjoys them for a warm lunch or light dinner. —Carla Kreider, Quarryville, Pennsylvania
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Air-Fryer Beefy Swiss Bundles

Kids and adults alike will devour these unusual yet comforting pockets. With creamy mashed potatoes, gooey cheese and flavorful seasonings, what’s not to love? —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Stuffed Meat Loaf Slices

This air-fryer stuffed meat loaf is a family favorite requested for special occasions. We received it from a fellow faculty member when my husband and I were in our first years of teaching. —Judy Knaupp, Rickreall, Oregon
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Air-Fryer Papas Rellenas

A Cuban classic, these satisfying, crispy-coated potato balls are filled with a savory ground beef mixture known as picadillo. We love this papas rellenas recipe! —Marina Castle Kelley, Canyon Country, California
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Sweet and Spicy Air-Fryer Meatballs

I am always on a quest for meatballs that pack a sweet and savory punch. These air-fryer meatballs are a snap to pull together and can be served over rice or buttered noodles.—Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska

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Air-Fryer Taquitos

I love these any-occasion air-fryer taquitos. Spice them up by adding sliced jalapenos, if desired. —Mark Webber, Valdez, Alaska
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Air-Fryer Olive Burgers

My mom would reminisce about the olive burgers she would get at Coney Island when she was a girl. After a couple of attempts, I was able to make her one that was just like she remembered. —Lorraine Hickman, Lansing, Michigan
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Air-Fryer Quick Tater Tots Bake

I like to prepare this dish when I’m short on time. You can also make the bake a little fancier by assembling it in individual ramekins instead of one large baking dish. —Jean Ferguson, Elverta, California
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Air-Fryer Beef Wellington Wontons

These tasty appetizers scale down classic beef Wellington to an ideal party size. They feel fancy and fun! —Dianne Phillips, Tallapoosa, Georgia
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Air-Fryer Cheeseburger Onion Rings

This new take on burgers will have your family begging for seconds. Serve these cheeseburger onion rings with spicy ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Beef Turnovers

My mom’s recipe for these flavorful pockets called for dough made from scratch, but I streamlined it by using refrigerated crescent rolls and an air fryer. My children love the turnovers plain or dipped in ketchup.—Claudia Bodeker, Ash Flat, Arkansas

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.