Air fryer green beans are a game changer. They’re so easy to prepare and these air fried green beans are a quick and easy side dish. They can be as crispy as you like. The flavor is amazing.

Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer basket

Easy Air Fryer Green Beans

These green beans are crazy good and super easy air fryer recipe! Learn how to cook green beans in the air fryer and you’ll be obsessed. These air fried green beans are so cooked perfectly without having to blanche them. The texture is plump and perfect. If you like crispy green beans with a little bit of char, then just cook them for a little longer! The olive oil and garlic flavor on them is fantastic but squeeze a little lemon juice for a brighter flavor.

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Perfect Side Dish

These green beans are perfect to serve with steak, chicken or any meal that you want a quick veggie side dish. We love serving these green beans on Holidays or Thanksgiving because they don’t require an oven or stove. If you are already lacking stove top or oven space to cook side dishes, then these green beans are perfect. And as with most Air Fryer recipes, cooking them in the air fryer makes everyday cooking quick, clean-up easy, and still delicious!

How Cook Air Fryer Green Beans 

  • Wash and trim tough ends of the beans. Then cut green beans to your preferred bite sized pieces.
  • Fresh green beans are best. Frozen green beans will work ok, but they’ll often cook mushy.
  • Add oil and seasonings, salt and pepper. Air fry until tender and crispy or until it’s to your preferred texture.
  • All recipe details are in the recipe box below with step by step photos.


Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |

Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |

Air Fryer Green Beans 

If you like your beans a little crispier, cook then for a little longer. Check them at least twice during cooking so you can cook them to your preferred doneness
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  • 1 pound (454 g) fresh green beans , ends trimmed and halved
  • 1-2 Tablespoons (15 ml) olive oil or spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) garlic powder
  • salt and pepper , to taste
  • Fresh lemon slices



  • Wash and trim tough ends of green beans. Cut them into bite sized pieces.
    Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |
  • In bowl, combine green beans, oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place the seasoned green beans in air fryer basket.
    Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |
  • Air Fry 360°F for about 10-14 minutes depending on your preferred doneness. Toss and shake about 2 times during cooking.
    Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve with lemon slices or wedges
    Air Fried Green Beans Recipe in Air Fryer |


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Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 67kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 7mg, Potassium: 239mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 782IU, Vitamin C: 14mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 1mg

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