Experience the reinvention of a classic with the Air Fryer Cheeseburger—an innovative twist that promises a juicy and perfectly cooked burger with a delightful crispy exterior. This culinary marvel not only simplifies the cooking process but also yields a mouthwatering burger that combines the comfort of a traditional favorite with the efficiency of air frying.

Imagine placing a seasoned patty in the air fryer basket, the hot circulating air working its magic to create a savory caramelization on the outside while locking in the natural juices within. The result is a cheeseburger with a tantalizing crunch, revealing a succulent and flavorful interior that embodies the essence of a perfect burger.

The beauty of the Air Fryer Cheeseburger lies in its ability to achieve that sought-after combination of a crispy exterior and a juicy, well-cooked interior without the need for excessive oil. The air fryer streamlines the cooking process, making it an ideal choice for those craving a quick and delicious burger without the fuss of stovetop cooking or grilling.

Whether you prefer classic toppings like lettuce, tomato, and pickles, or you’re feeling adventurous with gourmet condiments, the Air Fryer Cheeseburger invites you to personalize your burger experience. It’s a convenient option for a weeknight dinner or a casual gathering, showcasing the versatility of the air fryer in creating a perfectly cooked, flavorful cheeseburger that satisfies both cravings and culinary expectations. Embrace the ease and deliciousness of this air-fried delight, where every bite is a testament to the marriage of innovation and timeless comfort food.

Air Fryer Cheeseburger


  • 1 pound ground beef (preferably 80/20 blend)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices cheese (cheddar, American, or your preference)
  • 4 hamburger buns (use lettuce leaves for a keto option)
  • Optional toppings: lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup


  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Form Patties:
    • Season the ground beef with salt and black pepper. Divide it into 4 equal portions and shape each into a burger patty.
  3. Air Fry Patties:
    • Place the burger patties in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not too crowded. Cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until the internal temperature reaches your desired level of doneness.
  4. Add Cheese:
    • In the last minute of cooking, place a slice of cheese on each burger patty and allow it to melt.
  5. Assemble Burgers:
    • If using buns, lightly toast them. Assemble the burgers with your preferred toppings.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve your Air Fryer Cheeseburgers immediately.

Nutritional Information (Approximate per serving, assuming 4 servings, without additional toppings or buns):

  • Calories: ~400 kcal
  • Protein: ~25g
  • Fat: ~30g
  • Carbohydrates: ~1g
  • Fiber: ~0g
  • Sugar: ~0g
  • Net Carbs: ~1g
  • Sodium: ~100mg

Please note that these nutritional values are general estimates and can vary based on specific ingredients and quantities used. Adjustments can be made to fit your dietary preferences and nutritional needs. If you add toppings or use buns, consider their nutritional content as well.