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Top view of roasted green beans with slivered almonds and pecans in a oval blue casserole dish on a wooden cutting board

Air Fryer Green Beans

These Air Fryer Green Beans are a quick, healthy & easy side dish and the best way to cook tender and crispy green beans! Made with just a few simple ingredients including fresh green beans, olive oil, salt and pepper. These delicious and fool-proof air fried green beans pair with any protein and is naturally vegan, low carb, keto, gluten free, Whole30 compliant and paleo-friendly.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer green beans, easy roasted green beans recipe, easy vegetable recipe, easy vegetable side dish, easy veggie side dish, healthy side dish, roasted green beans recipe, thanksgiving vegetables
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 78 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 3/4 - 1 lb fresh green beans , washed, dried and ends trimmed
  • 1/2 tablespoon avocado oil spray OR olive oil spray
  • 1/3 teaspoon fine sea salt or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder , optional
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder , optional

Instructions

  1. PLACE the prepped green beans in the air fryer basket and spray or coat with olive oil or avocado oil. You may have to work in batches, depending on the size of your air fryer.

    Season with fine sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. Squeeze in lemon or other seasonings of choice. Toss well to coat and arrange the beans in a single layer.

    Top view of raw green beans in an air fryer basket
  2. COOK: Air fry at 375F for 9-12 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through and cook until green beans are tender and lightly browned. If you like crispy roasted green beans, cook for longer.

    Top view of air fryer green beans in an air fryer basket
  3. Sprinkle with additional black pepper, fresh chopped parsley or toasted almonds and pecans, if desired.

    Top view of roasted green beans with garlic in a oval blue casserole dish on a wooden cutting board
Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Green Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.