air fryer cheesy ranch potatoes recipe

air fryer cheesy ranch potatoes recipe

Calling all fans of crunchy potatoes and cheese: This recipe for cheese ranch potatoes cooked in the air fryer is a delicious and filling snack or side dish.

It tastes great and is really easy to make. Our ranch potatoes are a guaranteed hit with guests since they are loaded with flavour from the mix of fresh diced red potatoes, olive oil, creamy ranch seasoning, and perfectly spicy paprika. Plus, using an air fryer to cook these delicious morsels consistently produces flawlessly crispy results!



  1. One pound of chopped russet potatoes
  2. One box of dried ranch seasoning mix
  3. four pieces of chopped beef small pieces
  4. Two tsp olive oil, if desired


  1. Using a kitchen towel or paper towel, wash and pat dry the potatoes. After that, chop the potatoes into quarters and cut them once more.
  2. Place the chopped potatoes in the air fryer basket, then top with your dry ranch spice mixture, brush or spray with olive oil, and toss to coat.
  3. Top with diced beef
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes, or until potatoes are tender and bacon is crisp. Return the potatoes to the air fryer after adding the cheese. The cheese will melt in the air fryer’s residual heat, so there’s no need to turn it on.
  5. Serve with chopped green onions or fresh herbs.



You can quickly prepare this tasty and simple side dish, air-fried cheese ranch potatoes, in just a few minutes. To make them even more delectable, consider these expert tips:

  • To guarantee that the potatoes in the air fryer cook uniformly, cut them into uniform sizes.
  • Use a parchment paper liner: To keep the potatoes from sticking and to facilitate cleanup, use a parchment paper liner within the air fryer basket.
  • Mix the ranch seasoning and potatoes together and toss until the potatoes are thoroughly covered. By doing this, the flavour of the potatoes will be uniform.
    In order to guarantee equal cooking and a crispy outside, spread the potatoes out in a single layer inside the air fryer basket.
  • Add some fresh herbs on top: To add a pop of colour and flavour, sprinkle some fresh herbs, like parsley or chives, over the finished potatoes.
  • Serve with your preferred dipping sauce: You can serve the cheese ranch potatoes from the air fryer with ranch dressing or sour cream.


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