Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Greek-Style Meatballs

Meatballs have a long history in Greek cuisine, with various versions and variations being made throughout the country. They are often served as a main dish or as an appetizer, and can be made with a variety of meats and spices. In this recipe, we use a combination of ground beef and lamb, which is a common blend used in Greek meatballs.

Air Fryer Greek-Style Meatballs

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: Main CourseCuisine: Greek
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These Greek-style meatballs are juicy, flavorful and perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Made with a blend of ground beef and lamb, seasoned with Mediterranean herbs and spices, and cooked to perfection in an air fryer, these meatballs are a delicious addition to any Greek-inspired meal.


  • 1 lb ground beef

  • 1 lb ground lamb

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp dried thyme

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, ground lamb, egg, breadcrumbs, feta cheese, parsley, garlic, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Shape the mixture into 1-inch meatballs and place them in the air fryer basket.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375°F and cook the meatballs for 12-15 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking.
  • Serve the meatballs with tzatziki sauce and pita bread, if desired.


  • For best results, use a combination of ground beef and lamb for the meatballs.
  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer before adding the meatballs.
  • Serve with tzatziki sauce and pita bread for a complete Greek meal.

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