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Air Fryer Green Beans

Need a quick and healthy side dish to go with just about any meal? About about these simple Air Fryer Green Beans? You are only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes away from the perfect side!
air fryer green beans in a bowl
Green beans are a low calorie food that’s packed with dietary fiber.  They’re a great source of vitamin C and other nutrients needed for healthy skin, bones, and hair. And, who doesn’t love that crunch?!
 
Air Fryer Green Beans are a quick and easy side dish that you can prepare with no need to keep an eye on the stove.  They’re also versatile enough to go with most any main dish. 
 
When using an air fryer to cook green beans, less oil is needed.  That adds even more health benefits and keeps them crunchy.
 
bag of fresh green beans

Ingredients You’ll Need To Make Air Fryer Green Beans:

  • fresh green beans
  • shallot
  • olive oil
  • garlic powder

green beans and seasonings in a bowl with tongs

How To Make Green Beans In An Air Fryer:

  1. Toss together green beans and shallot with oil and seasoning
  2. Add to air fryer basket and set to 400 degrees
  3. Cook for 6-8 minutes until tender, tossing once or twice during cooking time to ensure even cooking

green beans and seasonings in air fryer basket

Pro Tips:

If you can’t find fresh green beans, you could also use the frozen variety.  Just thaw them and reduce cooking time as needed.
 
Cooking green beans in an air fryer allows them to cook more evenly than in a skillet.  Plus, you don’t run the risk of burning the shallots.  
 
When making your Air Fryer Green Beans, try using different seasoning blends to mix it up.  Use your favorite spicy blend to give your beans some kick!
 
Serve Air Fryer Green Beans for Thanksgiving dinner alongside Instant Pot Turkey Breast and Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes.
 
Or, make a healthy side for a weeknight meal with Gluten Free Meatloaf or Chicken Thighs & Gravy.
air fryer green beans with a spoon
air fryer green beans in a bowl

Air Fryer Green Beans

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Need a quick and healthy side dish to go with just about any meal? About about these simple Air Fryer Green Beans? You are only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes away from the perfect side!
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:8 mins
Total Time:18 mins

Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh green beans washed and trimmed
  • 1 small shallot peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Toss together green beans and shallot with oil and seasoning
  • Add to air fryer basket and set to 400 degrees
  • Cook for 6-8 minutes until tender, tossing once or twice during cooking time to ensure even cooking

Notes

  • Reduce cooking time if using frozen green beans

Nutrition

Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 587IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 63kcal

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