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air fryer roast beef sliced in air fryer basket.

Air Fryer Roast Beef

Need fast main dish for dinner? Roast beef in the air fryer is always delicious and tender for an easy dinner idea.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer roast beef
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 473kcal



  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons oil


  • 2 pound beef roast


  • In small bowl, whisk together the dry rub ingredients. Stir in olive oil and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  • Run the seasoning rub on all sides of the meat.
  • Place meat in air fryer and cook 12 to 15 minutes to sear the outside.
  • Flip the roast then finish cooking at 360°F for 20 minutes and check temperature.
  • Continue cooking for until meat reaches desired doneness (125F/Rare, 130F/MedRare, 140F/Med, 145F/MedWell).
  • Remove from oven and tent with foil for 10-15 minutes before serving.



Cooking times and temperatures can vary depending on the specific air fryer used. Keep an eye on it to make sure the roast beef doesn't overcook.


Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 765mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 73IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 5mg