Air Fryer Green Beans

Published Date: November 4, 2022


Category: Air Fryer Side Dishes

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Crunchy, salty and insanely easy to put together- these Air Fryer Green Beans are the ultimate side dish that you can never go wrong with. Just 4 ingredients to name and a few minutes of cooking time is all you need to put this classic, versatile side dish together.

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🛒 INGREDIENTS

  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

*see recipe card for detailed amounts

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HOW MAKE GREEN BEANS IN THE AIR FRYER

  • Rinse the green beans and pat them completely dry.
  • Add the green beans to a large mixing bowl. 
  • Drizzle on olive oil, then add salt and pepper and toss together.
  • Add the seasoned green beans to your air fryer basket and air fry on 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket half way through.

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • To make the dish extra flavorful and nutritious, top the Air fried green beans with a squeeze of lemon juice right before you serve.

STORAGE AND REHEATING INSTRUCTIONS:

Your leftover Air Fryer green beans can be refrigerated and stored for up to 4 days, and then reheated whenever needed. Just make sure you use an airtight container, and reheat the beans in the Air Fryer if you want them to be nice and crisp.

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FAQS

What Else Can I Add to the Air Fryer Green Beans?

To make the green beans more flavorful, you can add in a pinch of garlic powder along with all the other ingredients. Want the beans to have a kick of spice? Throw in some red pepper flakes or a pinch or two of paprika and you’re sorted.

Can I Use Frozen Green Beans Instead of Fresh Ones?

You sure can! Just remember that the cooking time for the beans will increase slightly. You can keep checking the Air Fryer basket at every 2 minute intervals to make sure the beans don’t end up getting burned.

How Do I Serve the Green Beans?

These crunchy and delicious green beans taste incredible when you pair them with any main of your choice. Roasted beef or any protein, pasta and noodle dishes, sloppy joes and casseroles are all perfect when paired with this easy side.

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Air Fryer Green Beans


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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 67 kcal
These Air Fryer green beans are the ultimate simple side dish that takes minimal time and effort to put together. Go give it a shot!

EQUIPMENT

  • 1 Air Fryer
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Tongs

INGREDIENTS
  

  • 1 pound Fresh Green Beans
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Rinse the green beans and pat them completely dry.
  • Add the green beans to a large mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle on olive oil, then add salt and pepper and toss together.
  • Add the seasoned green beans to your air fryer basket and air fry on 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket half way through.

NOTES

Storage Instructions:
  • Your leftover Air Fryer green beans can be refrigerated and stored for up to 4 days, and then reheated whenever needed. Just make sure you use an airtight container, and reheat the beans in the Air Fryer if you want them to be nice and crisp. 
Other FAQ Suggestions:
  • What Else Can I Add to the Air Fryer Green Beans? Want the beans to have a kick of spice? Throw in some red pepper flakes or a pinch or two of paprika and you’re sorted.
  • Can I Use Frozen Green Beans Instead of Fresh Ones? You sure can! Just remember that the cooking time for the beans will increase slightly. 
  • How Do I Serve the Green Beans? These crunchy and delicious green beans taste incredible when you pair them with any main of your choice. 

NUTRITION

Serving: 4ServesCalories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 588mgPotassium: 243mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 784IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 1mg
Course Snack
Cuisine American
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