Easy, yummy Air Fryer Canned Green Beans and so crispy

Are you looking for a quick, delicious, and healthy side dish? Look no further than your air fryer and a simple air fryer canned green beans. Ever wanted to make green beans recipe a perfect side dish but ran out of fresh green beans?

Well, I usually have cans of green beans in my pantry, and it has never disappointed me, it gives crispy green beans each time. Using the air fryer is an easy way that guarantees to add crispy green beans every time. 

Cooking canned green beans in an air fryer is a simple and delicious way to prepare this healthy side dish. Here’s a straightforward recipe to get you started.

My PRO Tips for perfect crispy beans 

  • Be gentle when patting the beans so as not to break. 
  • Adjust the cooking time based on your specific air fryer and how crispy you like your green beans.
  • For extra flavor, consider adding ingredients like minced garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, or a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes before cooking.
  • A tasty side dish, Avoid overcrowding the air fryer basket and shake the beans halfway through cooking for even crispiness.

Air frying canned green beans is a convenient, healthy, and delicious way to enjoy this versatile vegetable. Made with just a handful of ingredients with crispy coating, leaving minimal clean-up

Ingredients

  • 1 can of green beans (standard size, about 14 to 15 ounces)
  • Olive oil or cooking spray
  • Salt and chili powder and black pepper to taste – If you’re using a seasoning blend, be mindful of its salt content, especially if you’ve already added salt.
  • Optional: garlic powder, onion powder, or Italian seasoning. Make sure to reduce the salt if adding Onion powder salt.  
  • Optional: Soy sauce – I want the extra dark color and flavor on days. 

Instructions

Step 1 – Drain and Rinse the Beans: Open the can of green beans and drain off all the liquid. Rinse the beans under cold water to remove any excess salt and preservatives. 

Step 2 – Dry the Beans: Pat the green beans dry with a paper towel. This step is crucial to ensure they get a crispy texture and are not soggy in the air fryer.

step 3 – Season the Beans: Place the green beans in a large bowl. Drizzle a small amount of olive oil over them, just enough to lightly coat them. Then, season with salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you like. Toss the beans to distribute the oil and seasonings evenly.


Air frying canned green beans is a convenient, healthy, and delicious way to enjoy this versatile vegetable. Made with just a handful of ingredients with crispy coating, leaving minimal clean-up

Step 4 – Preheat the Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (about 200°C). This step might vary depending on your air fryer model.

Step 5 – Cook the Beans: Spread the green beans in a single layer in the air fryer basket. If your air fryer is small, you might need to cook them in batches to avoid overcrowding.

Step 6 – Air Fry the Beans: Cook the green beans for 5-7 minutes. Halfway through the cooking time, shake the basket or use tongs to turn the beans. This ensures they cook evenly and get crispy on all sides.

Easy, yummy Air Fryer Canned Green Beans and so crispy

Step 7 – Check for Doneness: The green beans are done when they are golden brown and crispy. If you prefer them crisper, you can cook them for an additional 1-2 minutes.

Serve Immediately: Once cooked to your liking, remove the green beans from the air fryer and serve them hot. They make a great side dish for a variety of meals. Add a dash of fresh lemon juice 

Enjoy your crispy and healthy air-fried green beans!

Easy, yummy Air Fryer Canned Green Beans and so crispy

Are Air Fried Green Beans Healthy? 

Yes, air frying is a healthier alternative to traditional frying methods, retaining more nutrients and requiring less oil. 

Can I Store and Reheat Leftovers?

store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the air fryer for 2-3 minutes for best results.

What’s the Best Way to Serve Them?

Air fried green bean fries are a perfect vegetable side dish with your favorite protein, or toss them in a salad for a crunchy element. You can serve this as a healthy snack as its low carb.

Conclusion

Air frying canned green beans is a convenient, healthy, and delicious way to enjoy this versatile vegetable. Made with just a handful of ingredients with a crispy coating, leaving minimal clean-up

This easy air fryer green beans will pair well with air fryer french fries, air fryer bacon

Have a look at the collection of air-fryer recipes on the blog.

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I am Seun, and I love to share my first-hand experience using multiple air fryers. Stick around for yummy delicacies made from the air fryer and many amazing tips on using your newfound Kitchen appliance – the air fryer!

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