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Air-Fryer Ground Beef Wellington

Trying new recipes—like this air-fryer Wellington—is one of my favorite hobbies. I replaced the filet mignon with ground beef, while still keeping the beefy goodness. —Julie Frankamp, Nicollet, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 tube (4 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten, optional
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • Preheat air fryer to 300°. In a saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender, 5-6 minutes. Stir in flour and 1/8 teaspoon pepper until blended. Gradually add cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine egg yolk, onion, 2 tablespoons mushroom sauce, salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 2 loaves. Unroll crescent dough and separate into 2 rectangles; press perforations to seal. Place meat loaf on each rectangle. Bring edges together and pinch to seal. If desired, brush with beaten egg.
  • Place Wellingtons in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until golden brown and a thermometer inserted into meat loaf reads 160°, 18-22 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, warm remaining sauce over low heat; stir in parsley. Serve sauce with Wellingtons.

Test Kitchen tip
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe in an oven.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 585 calories, 38g fat (14g saturated fat), 208mg cholesterol, 865mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.

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    • grandmascooking22
      Feb 20, 2020

      Very good recipe. The crescent rolls give the buttery flaking crust that make the meatloaf bundles SO good. I loved that mushroom sauce so much I doubled it. I then served with basmati rice and had enough sauce to put on the meatloaf and the rice.