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Air Fryer Hamburgers Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 359kcal
Air Fryer Burgers are a quick and easy dinner you can make any night of the week! These tasty homemade hamburgers cook in the air fryer so fast, and they come out juicy and delicious. Make them cheeseburgers if you prefer--either way, these burgers are ready to serve in 15 minutes!
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For the Burger

  • 1 pound 80/20 ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire or steak sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese

To serve, optional


  • Preheat your air fryer for 5 minutes at 375F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix them lightly-- make sure not to pack the beef together too tightly.
    1 pound 80/20 ground beef, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire or steak sauce, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper
    seasoning ground beef in a glass bowl
  • Divide the beef mixture into four patties-- press them down until they are no thicker than ½”.
    four uncooked burger patties on a plate
  • Place the burgers in the preheated air fryer basket and cook them for 7 minutes.
    two burger patties in the basket of an air fryer
  • Place one slice of cheese over each burger and cook for an additional minute.
    4 slices cheddar cheese
    burger patties topped with cheese in the basket of an air fryer
  • Garnish with your desired toppings and serve hot.
    Hamburger buns, Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, Pickles
  • Store any leftover cheeseburgers in the fridge for up to two days.



  • Preheat your air fryer before adding the burgers so that they cook through evenly.
  • Don't overwork the burger mixture with your hands as this can cause them to become tough and chewy.
  • Let the burgers rest for a couple of minutes before serving so the the juices redistribute.
  • Nutritional values are for the burger patty and cheese, with no bun or toppings.


Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 487mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 172IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 2mg