Is there anything more comforting than a grilled ham and cheese sandwich? Eating one just brings me back to my childhood days. Well, grilled ham and cheese sandwiches are even easier to make now, thanks to an air fryer. Yep that's right, air fryers are good for more than just cooking French fries. You can cook a crispy and delicious Air Fryer Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich in no time flat with this simple recipe.
What makes this sandwich awesome
- A new take on the classic grilled ham and cheese
- Air fryer gives you crispy bread and perfectly melted cheese
- You can make a bunch of these at once, making them perfect for feeding a crowd
To make this air fryer ham and cheese sandwich you will need sandwich bread, butter, American cheese and sliced ham. You can use whole wheat bread like I did or whatever your favorite sandwich bread is.
You might think air fryers are just for frozen foods like French fries or mozzarella sticks. But there is so much more you can do with an air fryer and air fryer recipes. For example, did you know that you could bake or make a toasted sandwich in one? It's easy to make a delicious sandwich, just read on...
How to make a ham and cheese sandwich in the air fryer
Preheat the air fryer to 350 F.
Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread.
Top two of the slices of bread with a few slices of ham and 2 slices of the bread with a few pieces of cheese.
Combine the ham slice with the cheese slice and place it on the air fryer tray with the butter side up.
Place the sandwich in the air fryer for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has fully melted and the bread has fully toasted and browned.
Slice the sandwiches in half and enjoy.
I love serving this grilled ham and cheese in the air fryer with a side of chips and a pickle.
You will love this sandwich! It is golden and crispy on the outside and cheesy and gooey on the inside.
Air Fryer Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich
- 4 Slices of Bread
- 2 tbs Butter
- 4 slices American Cheese
- 8 slices Ham
- Preheat the air fryer to 350 F.
- Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread.
- Top two of the slices of bread with a few slices of ham and 2 slices of the bread with a few pieces of cheese.
- Combine the ham slice with the cheese slice and place it on the air fryer tray with the butter side up.
- Place the sandwich in the air fryer for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has fully melted and the bread has fully toasted and browned.
- Slice the sandwiches in half and enjoy.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
Cheddar is another favorite for me. For a spicy kick, try pepper jack.
You do not need to spray the bottom of the air fryer tray. The butter on the bread will keep it from sticking.
The beauty of the air fryer is that you do not need to flip the sandwich. It will crisp up on both sides.
Have you heard about Butcher Box?
They deliver 100% grass-fed beef; free-range organic chicken; heritage-breed pork, wild-caught seafood, and more directly to your door. Butcher Box brings you the healthiest, highest quality meat while causing as little harm as they can to the environment. They work directly with a group of family farms to get you the best meat out there. You choose your box and delivery frequency and get free shipping.
You could go around town looking for the best deal, but the quality of the meats and the sourcing won’t be the same. Check it out here and see if it’s for you!