Cooking frozen meatballs in air fryer makes something that was already quick and easy into something that tastes out of this world.
Cooking frozen meatballs in the air fryer is so easy and makes them slightly crispy. I was pleasantly surprised the first time we air fried frozen meatballs at how delicious they were.
Air fryer meatballs are so versatile and can be used in so many different recipes.
It's easy to add cooked meatballs with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese to a hoagie roll to make meatball subs.
Or, another easy option is topping some noodles and spaghetti sauce with the meatballs.
If you are trying to figure out what to bring to a party, you can always make up a platter of air fryer frozen meatballs with toothpicks in them and they make a great appetizer.
Frozen Meatballs in Air Fryer
We cooked frozen beef meatballs in the air fryer last night for spaghetti. It was gobbled up by my kids.
A great thing about meatballs is that it's not only easy to make, but also kid friendly.
Oil mister - similar to cooking spray, but better for your air fryer.
How to Make Frozen Meatballs in Air Fryer
This air fryer recipe couldn't be easier to make.
Step 1: Preheat air fryer to 360°F for 3 minutes .
Step 2: Next, add frozen meatballs to the air fryer basket. Make sure the meatballs are in a single layer, so they call cook evenly. If you want your meatballs extra crispy, use the oil mister to spray oil on them.
Step 3: Insert the air fryer basket, set the cooking time for 12 minutes and the temperature to 360° F.
Step 4: When the time is up or when the meatballs are golden brown, use the tongs to move meatballs from the air fryer basket to a bowl or plate.
You can store leftover meatballs in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. It is OK to reheat the meatballs, just make sure to reheat them to at least 165° F
Recipes that Pair Well
Meatballs go with so many things. Here are a few favorites:
- Air fried meatball sub sandwich
- As a pizza topping
- Spaghetti & Meatballs
- Rice with sweet & sour meatballs
- Use them as an appetizer by placing them on a plate with toothpicks in them
- Dip them into barbecue sauce
Other Frozen Food you Can Cook in the Air Fryer
- frozen meatballs
- oil mister
1. Preheat air fryer for 3 minutes.
2. Place frozen meatballs in a single layer into air fryer basket. If you want your meatballs extra crispy, spray with oil mister.
3. Cook meatballs for 12 minutes at 360° F. Pull out and shake air fryer basket halfway through cooking.
4. When done, use tongs to move meatballs to a bowl or plate.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 3 Serving Size: 5 meatballs
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 230Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 520mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 12g