Air Fryer Baked Meatballs

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 25 mins | Total time: 30 mins

baked meatballs

These baked meatballs cooked with the air fryer are delicious, juicy, and are not messy – just mix, roll, and put into the air fryer for lip-smacking meatballs everyone loves. They are perfectly crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.

How to Cook Air Fryer Baked Meatballs


  • 1 lb Ground Pork or Beef
  • 1/4 cup Cornflour
  • 3 tablespoons Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tablespoon Italian herbs
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Brown onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1/4 Mozzarella cheese (cubed)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive oil


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, herbs, pepper, salt, BBQ sauce, chopped onion and egg with the ground meat.
  2. Mix evenly, keep in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Make the meatballs and place a small piece of cheese into the ball. It is easier to roll the meatballs while the meat is cold.
  4. Coat the meatballs with flour. Set aside.
  5. Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 360°F.
  6. Lightly coat air fryer basket with oil.
  7. Place meatballs into the air fryer basket. Cook for 20 minutes. Turn them halfway.
  8. Serve with your favorite sauce.