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This Glazed Meatloaf Recipe Cooks Up Perfectly in the Air Fryer

This glazed meatloaf recipe is a classic comfort dish — and so easy to make in the air fryer! Our secret for a boost of flavor? Chili sauce in the mixture *and* on top for doubly sweet and tangy results. Make the meal authentic with a side of creamy mashed potatoes or peas. Or check out these 19 side dishes to mix and match for easy weeknight meals.

And while you might be surprised to see an air fryer glazed meatloaf recipe, don’t knock it just yet! Cooking meatloaf in an air fryer makes everything fuss-free so you can eat faster. Plus, you still get a crispy exterior and juicy interior. And we have an easy trick for guaranteed juicy meatloaf, every time. You can also experiment with different glazes, such as barbecue sauce glaze for a smoky flavor or a honey mustard glaze for a sweeter kick. And if you want to add more ingredients to your meatloaf mixture, be our guest! Diced onions, bell peppers or shredded cheese work well for added texture and flavor.

Want more meatloaf recipes? Check out Turkey Meatloaf, Pizza Meatloaf and Chimichurri Chicken Meatloaf.


6 servings

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  • 1½ lbs. meatloaf mix
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup plain dry breadcrumbs
  • ⅔ cup chili sauce
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper


Cut parchment into 10" square. In bowl, gently mix meat, egg, breadcrumbs, 1⁄3 cup chili sauce, onion, Worcestershire and cayenne; shape into 9"x4" loaf on parchment.

Heat 7-qt. air fryer to 300°F. Transfer meatloaf with parchment to air-fryer basket. Cook until meat thermometer inserted into center registers 160°F, about 55 min., brushing with remaining chili sauce during last 10 min. of cooking. Let stand 15 min. before slicing.


  • Calories: 304
  • Fat: 15 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 6 gram
  • Protein: 23 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 17 gram
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 132 mg
  • Sugar: 7 gram
  • Sodium: 580 mg


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