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wood cutting board with two tomato ham and cheese sandwiches on it.

Air Fryer Ham and Cheese

This air fryer ham and cheese sandwich has layers of toasted French bread, sliced ham and tomato, mayonnaise, and melted cheese.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, easy meals
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches


  • air fryer
  • spatula


  • 4 slices French bread
  • 2 teaspoons butter halved
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise halved
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar halved
  • 1 Roma tomato sliced
  • 4 ounces Black forest ham


  • Slice 4 pieces of French bread.
    4 slices French bread
  • Cut the Roma tomato into 6 slices.
    1 Roma tomato
  • Spread half of the butter onto two pieces of the bread. Place face down in the basket of an air fryer.
    2 teaspoons butter
  • Take half of the mayo and spread it on each slice of bread.
    1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Sprinkle half of the cheese over the sliced bread.
    1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • Layer the sliced tomato and ham.
    4 ounces Black forest ham
  • Add the other half of the shredded cheese over the top of the ham.
  • Slather the mayo on the bread, add it to the top of the sandwich. Repeat with the other sandwich.
  • Add the rest of the butter to the two slices of bread.
  • Put the basket into the air fryer and set it to 350 degrees. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the basket and use a spatula to flip both sandwiches.
  • Place the basket back into the air fryer and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove, cut each sandwich in half and serve. Enjoy!


Tips for making this recipe:

  • Make sure to use a spatula and hot pad when removing the basket and flipping the sandwiches.
  • If you don't like your bread super crunchy, you can reduce the first cook by 2 minutes.