If you have an air fryer, try this simple recipe for meatloaf in under 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an air fryer to 392 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Combine ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, onion, thyme, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Knead and mix thoroughly.

  • Transfer beef mixture to a baking pan and smooth the top. Press mushrooms into the top and coat with olive oil. Place the pan into the air fryer basket and slide into the air fryer.

  • Set air fryer timer for 25 minutes and roast meatloaf until nicely browned.

  • Let meatloaf rest at least 10 minutes before slicing into wedges and serving.

Nutrition Facts

297 calories; protein 24.8g 50% DV; carbohydrates 5.9g 2% DV; fat 18.8g 29% DV; cholesterol 125.5mg 42% DV; sodium 706.5mg 28% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (23)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2018
Sooooo good & soooo easy. Th only things I skipped were the pepper & mushrooms simply because I don't like them & oil because I didn't feel it was needed & it wasn't. The loaf was moist & tender, held its shape & tasted yummy. I'll be repeating this experience again. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
02/21/2019
i made meat loaf in the air fryer and I couldn't get it up to temperature (165 degrees) so i had to throw it out. when i researched cooking meat loaf in an air fryer, i discovered that the only benefit of cooking this way is that it reduces cook time Read More
(10)
34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 18
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2018
Sooooo good & soooo easy. Th only things I skipped were the pepper & mushrooms simply because I don't like them & oil because I didn't feel it was needed & it wasn't. The loaf was moist & tender, held its shape & tasted yummy. I'll be repeating this experience again. Read More
(32)
Rating: 4 stars
12/24/2018
I made this, delicious! Changed it for my fryer, no oil or mushrooms and used crushed crackers.. Split meatloaf into 4 equal balls. cooked it at 365f for 8 minutes, then coated with catsup and cooked for another 5 mins, perfect. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
02/21/2019
i made meat loaf in the air fryer and I couldn't get it up to temperature (165 degrees) so i had to throw it out. when i researched cooking meat loaf in an air fryer, i discovered that the only benefit of cooking this way is that it reduces cook time Read More
(10)
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Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2019
This recipe cooking in an air fryer was truly one of the best meatloafs my husband and I have eaten in years! I used Panko bread crumbs and did not use the mushrooms but lighly wiped olive oil on top -the top of the loaf was brownish black and DELICIOUS! Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
01/06/2019
Excellent! Left off the thyme and put more ketchup and onions. We all love it! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2019
It was delicious!! I will be making this one again. The only other ingredient I added was one tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/03/2019
This was a very good meat loaf. I will make it again. The cooking time was perfect. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/25/2019
Time/Temp was off, burnt the top and didn't cook the middle. May try again but will have to make adjustments. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2019
No changes Read More
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