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Air Fryer Meatballs

Air Fryer BBQ Meatballs (Gluten-Free)

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer

Description

Delicious BBQ meatballs that cook up in just minutes! Gluten-free & Dairy-free


Ingredients

Scale

Meatballs
1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup soft or dry gluten-free bread crumbs
1/2 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Avocado oil or olive oil in a spritzer

BBQ Sauce
1 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons evaporated cane sugar or honey
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke


Instructions

In a large bowl, combine all the meatball ingredients together. Using a stand mixer is the easiest way to mix this or can be done by hand.

Use a cookie scoop to make meatballs a little over 1 inch in diameter. Place in meatballs in basket of air fryer.

Spritz the meatballs with avocado oil or olive oil.

Cook in air fryer at 350° for 10 minutes.

While the meatballs are cooking combine the BBQ sauce ingredients.

Spoon BBQ sauce liberally over each meatball and cook for 5 more minutes.


Notes

For the bread crumbs, I save the heels of our gluten-free bread (Canyon House) and store them in a freezer bag in the freezer. When I have several slices I run it through my food processor to make bread crumbs. I’ve made this with dried or fresh bread and it works great with both.