Air Fryer Hamburgers

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Air Fryer Hamburgers are the perfect dinner to make when you want something quick, flavorful and juicy without firing up your grill.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Air Fryer Hamburgers are the perfect dinner to make when you want something quick, flavorful and juicy without firing up your grill.

Air Fryer Hamburgers on a wooden cutting board

This air fryer hamburger recipe is easy. It starts with your favorite ground beef and the is enhanced by adding my homemade hamburger seasoning. This blend elevates your plain hamburgers and makes them a true treat.

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What We Love About This Hamburgers in Air Fryer Recipe

Perfect for any night of the week because they are so easy you will love cooking hamburger in air fryer.

  • 30 Minute Meal: Less than 30 minutes to a family favorite.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge
  • Family Friendly: Kids can build their own, so it will always be their favorite.
Burger patties with seasoning added.

Ingredient Notes for your Air Fryer Hamburger Patties

Equipment Needed for Burgers in Air Fryer

How to Make Hamburgers in the Air Fryer

These are the basic steps for making hamburgers in the air fryer. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Burgers before and after being cooked in the air fryer.

STEP 1: MIX

First, preheat air fryer to 370 degrees F for 5 minutes then add ground beef and burger seasoning blend to a medium bowl and lightly mix with your hand. (Do not over mix)

STEP 2: DIVIDE

Next, divide meat into four equal portions and form into patties. Use your thumb to make a divot int the center of each patty.

STEP 3: COOK

Finally, place burger patties into air fryer basket and cook at 370 degrees F for a total cooking time of 8 minutes, flipping after 4 minutes. 

Prep and Storage Tips for Hamburgers in the Air Fryer

HOW TO MAKE THIS AIR FRYER BURGER RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Prep your burger seasoning blend ahead of time and have it ready. Form patties and have them prepared so you can place them directly into your air fryer when you are ready.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. They will be good for up to four days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Hamburgers can be frozen in the freezer for up to four months as long as they are well wrapped in plastic wrap and foil.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS AIR FRY HAMBURGERS RECIPE

Leftovers can be reheat the burgers in the oven or toaster oven at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Wrap the burger in aluminum foil to ensure it heats up evenly. You can also use the microwave. Place the burger in a microwave-safe dish and cover it with a microwave-safe bowl

Frequently Asked Questions for Cooking Hamburgers in Air Fryer

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER

Ground turkey or ground chicken can be used. Also, use lettuce wraps or low carb buns.

WHAT CAN I PUT ON MY HAMBURGERS?

Obviously the possibilities are endless. For example, cheese, pickles, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa or whatever you like.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, depending on the size of your air fryer, you can cook in batches and keep warm in the oven until ready to serve.

DO YOU HAVE TO FLIP BURGERS IN THE AIR FRYER?

For this recipe, I do flip them, however, No tending, no flipping, is really required you just drop the patties onto the crisper, add your favorite seasoning, set the time and you’re done. Air fried burgers are SO JUICY!

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Expert Tips for Making This Air Fry Hamburger Patties Recipe

  • Meat Thermometer: To get the perfect burger use a meat thermometer to reach the ideal internal temperature. Find out more about the perfect temperature here.
  • Line: Parchment paper on the bottom of your air fryer will save on clean up.
  • Single Layer Do not stack the hamburgers and allow room for heat to circulate between the burgers,
  • Dietary consideration tip: 80/20 is the perfect meat to fat ratio for hamburgers but feel free to use a different blend if you are watching your fat intake.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Hamburgers

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Air Fryer Hamburgers

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Air Fryer Hamburgers are the perfect dinner to make when you want something quick, flavorful and juicy without firing up your grill.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add ground beef and burger seasoning blend to a medium bowl and lightly mix with your hand.
  • Divide meat into four equal portions and form into patties.
  • Use your thumb to make a divot int the center of each patty.
  • Preheat air fryer to 370 degrees F for 5 minutes.
  • Place burger patties into air fryer basket and cook at 370 degrees F for 8 minutes, flipping after 4 minutes.

Expert Tips

 
  • Meat Thermometer: To get the perfect burger use a meat thermometer to reach the ideal internal temperature. Find out more about the perfect temperature here.
  • Line: Parchment paper on the bottom of your air fryer will save on clean up.
  • Single Layer Do not stack the hamburgers and allow room for heat to circulate between the burgers,
  • Dietary consideration tip: 80/20 is the perfect meat to fat ratio for hamburgers but feel free to use a different blend if you are watching your fat intake.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 353mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer

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