Go Back
+ servings
Burger on a bun surrounded by chips.

Air Fryer Bacon BBQ Burgers

Air Fryer Bacon BBQ Burgers are wonderfully juicy and so quick and easy to make. Flavored with BBQ sauce, topped with bacon and a 2-ingredient burger sauce, these air fryer burgers are sure to be a favorite.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Southern
Keyword air fryer, ground beef
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 748 kcal


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 pound ground beef (80 to 90% lean)
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 slices colby jack cheese
  • lettuce and tomato, for serving
  • 3 buns

Burger Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons BBQ sauce


  1. Place a little water in the bottom of the air fryer drawer. This will help keep smoke from forming.

    Place bacon in air fryer basket. Air fry at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes, flipping over halfway through.

  2. While bacon cooks, make hamburger patties.

    Combine the ground beef, onion, bbq sauce, seasoned salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Shape into 3 patties.

  3. Place the burger patties in the air fryer basket. Air fry at 360 degrees for 5 minutes. Flip over and air fy another 3 to 4 minutes.

    Top each with a slice of cheese and close the air fryer until the cheese is melted.

  4. While the burgers are cooking, stir together the burger sauce ingredients in a small bowl.

  5. To serve, place a burger on each bun. Top with 2 slices of bacon, and some burger sauce and lettuce and tomato, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Bacon BBQ Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 748 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Cholesterol 158mg53%
Sodium 1203mg52%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 44g88%
Calcium 219mg22%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Vitamin A 278IU6%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.