Air fried green beans recipe

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Air fried green beans recipe

These easy air fryer green beans are an absolutely delicious side dish. Perfect as a side for a quick weeknight dinner and a flavorful way to serve vegetables. We love to serve these with air fried chicken quarters, they make the perfect side dish using just a handful of ingredients. Full of garlic and crispy bacon pieces, a great way to serve fresh veggies, this air fried green beans recipe is a game changer when searching for a healthy side dish.

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Ingredients you need to make air fried green beans recipe:

1 bag frozen whole green beans

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon garlic salt

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1/4 tsp onion powder

1 tablespoon seasoned black pepper

4 pieces of bacon, chopped in pieces

1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

1 tablespoon soy sauce

Olive oil spray or sesame oil


In a large bowl, add green beans and spray with olive or sesame oil, until coated. Next add minced garlic, garlic salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper to a mixing bowl, and stir. Pour mixture over green beans and toss until coated, then add soy sauce and toss again.

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Then, add green beans to the air fryer basket and spread them out into a single layer. Spray once with oil, being sure not to use to much oil. Then add bacon pieces, I find that quickest way to cut up the raw bacon is with a pair of kitchen scissors. You can hold the bacon over the green beans and snip the pieces of bacon right on top, into the air fryer basket.

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Heat the air fryer to 350 degrees and place the basket in the air fryer. Set the cooking time to 6 minutes and we feel like this is the perfect time for tender green beans. If you prefer crispy green beans, you can up your minutes of cook time to 8 minutes. Depending on how you would prefer to serve these on your dinner table, you can place them in a bowl with a spoon or on a sheet pan and serve with tongs. Either way these air fried green beans recipe are going to be a huge hit around the dinner table.

Serving size: 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time 6-8 minutes


If you are making this easy recipe ahead of time for meal prep they will fill 4 meal prep containers.

If you have leftovers, you can place the rest of the green beans in an airtight container and store in the fridge for 2 days. The perfect way to reheat the green beans is in the toaster oven, the bacon gets crispy and they aren’t soggy. These are a great idea for a low carb snack as well, a great alternative to potato chips if you cook them crispy.

We love this easy air fryer recipe and we hope you will too!

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