Incredibly easy and mouth wateringly delicious, our air fryer green beans recipe is perfect for you! You can cook fresh green beans with 4 ingredients in 10 minutes without the fuss of having to turn the oven on. You’re going to love them!
Why you’ll love green beans in the air fryer
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Air fryer vegetables are so easy and cooking green beans is no exception, in just a few minutes you’ll be enjoying fresh, tender, and crisp green beans.
What ingredients do I need?
You’ll need all of the ingredients shown in the photograph below.
What do I serve them with?
Air fryer green beans are great with many different dishes.
They are a perfect side dish to the main meal.
Why not eat them as a snack with your favorite dip?
How to pick the best fresh green beans
Fresh green beans should be bright green and firm.
They shouldn’t be floppy, wrinkled, or brown.
So, if they don’t look right, then don’t buy them.
Can I cook frozen green beans in the air fryer?
Yes, you can cook frozen green beans in the air fryer.
All you’ll need to do is to add a couple of minutes to the cooking time in the air fryer.
Do I need to soak green beans before cooking them?
There’s no need to soak them.
All you need to do is to rinse them, wash any dirt off, and then dry them before tossing them.
What is the best air fryer?
There are many different brands of air fryers.
It’s a personal choice and of course, we haven’t tried every single brand and model of air fryer.
But this is the air fryer that we love, it’s the best one we’ve used (and we’ve used a few).
Play with the flavors
We’ve shown you a simple green beans recipe, but if you like, you can play with the flavors.
Toss with garlic powder or spice them up with some paprika or red pepper flakes.
After cooking, squeeze a little fresh lemon juice over them.
Give them a cheesy crunchy taste.
Mix panko bread crumbs and finely grated vegetarian Parmesan cheese together.
Dip the green beans in beaten egg and then roll them in the cheese mixture before placing them in the air fryer basket.
How do I store them?
Store any leftover green beans in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
How do I reheat cooked green beans?
It’s easy to reheat green beans.
Spray with a little olive oil cooking spray and then place the green beans in the air fryer and air fry for approximately 4 minutes at 375°F/190°C.
This should bring back a little of the crispiness to the beans.
Recipe notes and expert tips
- Pre heat
Always pre heat your air fryer, it’s important it’s at the right temperature.
Store leftover air fryer green beans in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
More easy air fryer recipes for you to try
If you like our green beans recipe, then why not take a look at these easy air fryer recipes.
How to make air fryer green beans with step by step instructions
Making crispy green beans in the air fryer is easy if you follow our simple instructions.
Pre heat your air fryer to 375°F/190°C, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Trim your green beans and add them to a large bowl.
Add olive oil (or use olive oil cooking spray), kosher salt, and pepper, and stir to coat evenly.
Add the coated green beans to the air fryer basket in a single layer and air fry for approximately 6 – 8 minutes, shaking your air fryer basket halfway through, then cook until your green beans are tender and crisp.
Remove your cooked green beans from the air fryer basket, serve immediately and enjoy!
We hope you enjoy making and eating our air fryer green beans and would love to know how you got on with them.
Please leave a comment below and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Air fryer green beans
- 1 lb Green beans washed and trimmed
- 1 tbsp Olive oil
- ½ tsp Kosher salt
- ½ tsp Black pepper
- Pre heat your air fryer to 375°F/190°C, according to the manufacturer’s instructions
- Trim your green beans and add them to a large bowl. Add olive oil (or use olive oil cooking spray), kosher salt, and pepper, and stir to coat evenly. Add the coated green beans to the air fryer basket in a single layer and air fry for approximately 6 – 8 minutes, shaking your air fryer basket halfway through, then cook until your green beans are tender and crisp. Remove your cooked green beans from the air fryer basket, serve immediately and enjoy!1 lb Green beans, 1 tbsp Olive oil, ½ tsp Kosher salt, ½ tsp Black pepper
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.
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