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Air Fryer Green Beans

Roasted to perfection, full of flavor and texture these air fryer green beans make a quick healthy side to complete just about any meal!

A close up of a bowl of roasted green beans sprinkled with chopped onions for garnish.

What I love about air fryer green beans

These roasted green beans are so simple and tasty! I have always love green beans, even though I was never really a fan of most vegetables growing up. When we would have them, I would dip them in A1 sauce if I could and to be honest I still would. They are a great staple veggie to keep on hand because you can pair them with so many things or even throw them into a soup. Yum.

A plate full of roasted green beans with chopped onions sprinkled them for garnish.

Here’s what you’ll need to make them

  • Air Fryer
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • A close up of roasted green beans in a bowl with chopped onions sprinkled for garnish.

    How to make air fryer green beans

    For this recipe, I used fresh untrimmed green beans. You want to trim off the ends that have a stem or cut both ends off, I prefer to leave the other side intact because I love how crispy the tips of the beans get in the air fryer. You can get pre-trimmed green beans at a lot of grocery stores now, so I’d say thats the way to go if you want to save time some extra time though!

    Preheat your air fryer at this point to 375˚F. After you have the green beans cleaned and trimmed, you will toss them in a bowl with olive oil, garlic and onion powder, and salt and pepper. You just want to make sure your green beans are coated evenly with the oil and spices.

    When the air fryer is at temperature add the green beans and roast for 4 minutes. I took the basket out after 4 minutes and sort of toss flipped the beans to make sure the cook evenly. You want to place the basket back in the air fryer and continue to roast for about 4 more minutes. Sprinkle with chopped dried onions for added texture, crunch, and flavor!

    A plate of roasted green beans with a fork removing some.

    Tips on making green beans in the air fryer

    What parts of the green beans been to be trimmed off?

    You really only have to trim off the end that has the stem attached. A lot of people will trim both ends, it really is a matter of preference.

    How do you clean green beans?

    All you need to do for this is run them under cool water. If you use too hot of water you could change the texture of the green bean.

    Can you eat the whole green bean?

    Yes you can eat all of the green bean, though I would remove the stem. They are totally safe even to eat raw.

    A plate full of roasted green beans garnished with chopped dried onions, with roasted garlic cloves and a bowl of chopped dried onions on the side.

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    Air Fryer Green Beans

    Roasted to perfection, full of flavor and texture these air fryer green beans make a quick healthy side to complete just about any meal!

    • Author: Theresa
    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Cook Time: 8 minutes
    • Total Time: 13 minutes
    • Yield: 4 1x
    • Category: Sides
    • Method: Air Fryer
    • Cuisine: American

    Ingredients

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    •  4 cups trimmed green beans
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    • ¼ tsp onion powder
    • ¼ tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper
    • chopped dried onion (garnish, optional)

    Instructions

    1. Clean and trim green beans.
    2. Preheat air fryer to 375˚min.
    3. Place green beans in a mixing bowl.
    4. Toss with remaining ingredients until evenly coated.
    5. Place in preheated air fryer and cook for 4 minutes.
    6. Remove air fryer basket and toss/stir beans.
    7. Cook for an additional 4 minutes.
    8. Remove from air fryer basket and garnish with chopped dried onions.

    Nutrition

    • Serving Size:
    • Calories: 58
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Sodium: 298.5 mg
    • Fat: 1.4 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
    • Carbohydrates: 11 g
    • Fiber: 3.4 g
    • Protein: 2.3 g
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg

    Keywords: air fryer green beans, roasted green beans, air fryer roasted green beans, easy green bean recipe

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