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air fryer green beans

Air Fryer Green Beans

An easy side dish recipe idea when you need something quick, delicious, and healthy!

  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



12 ounces fresh green beans, ends trimmed

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Combine trimmed green beans with the oil and seasoning in a large bowl. Toss to coat the beans completely.
  2. Transfer to the air fryer basket and cook at 370 degrees for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove the basket and shake it well. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Remove the basket and shake it one more time. Cook for another 3-5 minutes until beans are the softness you prefer.



Add some freshly grated Parmesan cheese over the top of the finished beans.

For Asian flavors, drizzle a bit of sesame oil and sesame seeds on the finished beans.

For spicy, add red pepper flakes with the seasonings.

Add chopped onion with the green beans.

Drizzle balsamic syrup over the top of the finished beans

If you like your beans with a bit of char on them, increase the temperature to 425 degrees and keep everything else the same in the recipe.

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/4
  • Calories: 55
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 6 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 12 mg

Keywords: Air fryer green beans