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beef wellington bites air fryer recipe

Emine Aslan January 23, 2024
Beef Wellington Bites Air Fryer Recipe

Summary: Beef Wellington Bites are served both as an elegant appetizer in your parties and as a savory meal for your family dinner. You will find below how to make Beef Wellington Bites in an air fryer, which is traditionally cooked by baking.

Tags: Air fryer beef bites

Serving:8 to 10
Cook Time:12 minutes
Prep Time:30 minutes
Author:Emine Aslan
Calories: 481

Beef Wellington Bites is said to be named after Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, one of the leading military and political figures of Britain in the 19th century even though his ties with this dish remains a complete misery. Beef Wellington Bites is a very expensive dish and originally belongs to the English cuisine.

Beef Wellington Bites are very tender beef pieces with some seasoning wrapped in a crispy puff pastry. It is one of the most delicious dishes to be eaten. Tenderloin steak is used to make Beef Wellington Bites. Tenderloin is a cut from the meat which runs along both sides of the cow’s spine. Sometimes tenderloin and filet mignon are thought the same but, in fact, filet mignon is a cut from the thinner end portion of the tenderloin. So, tenderloin covers the filet mignon but not vice versa. Tenderloin is usually the most tender and lean meat to be eaten.

Let’s move on to the Beef Wellington Bites Air Fryer Recipe!


  • 1 pound beef tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 2-inch cubes

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • Olive oil spray

  • 2 (8 ounces) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed

  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • ½ cup chopped and cooked mushroom

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


  1. Preheat the air fryer: select the "Steak" function, adjust the timer to 3 minute and press "Start/Pause" button. Now it's warming up.

  2. Grease one of the mesh rack of your air fryer with olive oil spray and set it aside.

  3. Mist the steak bites up with olive oil spray and season them with salt and black pepper.

  4. Spread the stek bites over the oiled mesh rack at 1-inch intervals.

  5. Open the air fryer, insert the oil drip tray at the lowest rack and the mesh rack with beef bites at the middle, and close its door.

  6. Set the timer to 5 minutes and press the "Start/Pause" button to start cooking. You can remove the beef earlier or later depending on your desired doneness level.

  7. Once the cooking ends, remove the steak bites onto a plate to cool down a little.

  8. Roll out puff pastry sheets and spread the steak bites over it at 2-inch intervals.

  9. Put one teaspoon of Dijon mustard, some mushrooms and rosemary over the steak bites.

  10. Cut the pastry sheets to form a square around each bite.

  11. Wrap the pastries over the beef bites, put them on the mesh rack at 1-inch intervals and brush with beaten egg. You can also mist them up with olive oil spray.

  12. Place the mesh rack with Beef Wellington Bites into the middle rack of your air fryer and close its door.

  13. Set the timer to 7 minutes and press the "Start/Pause" button to start cooking.

  14. Once cooking time ends, open the air fryer and remove the rack. The pastries over it should be golden brown and puffed.

  15. Put the Beef Wellington Bites into a serving plate to cool down.

  16. Enjoy your elegant choice!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
% Daily Value
Calories per serving
35 grams
16 grams
26 grams

    You should serve Beef Wellington Bites when they are still warm.
    Vegetables such as potato, carrot, green beans, asparagus go well as side dishes to the Beef Wellington Bites.