Learn how to make easy Air Fryer Green Beans! Fresh green beans are paired with seasoning and lemon to make the perfect keto side dish!
Air Fryer Green Beans
You will love these simple Air Fryer Green Beans! This easy recipe features fresh green beans, robust olive oil, kosher salt, garlic powder and everything is tied together with a lemon wedge. This recipe is perfect for summer- the lemon makes it very refreshing. These green beans go great with any weeknight, barbecue, pool day, or really any occasion! There’s also a huge bonus to cooking green beans in the air fryer- it doesn’t heat up your house!
I love preparing side dishes in my Air Fryer. Not only do they always come out perfectly crispy, but there is hardly any clean up! Another bonus is that the dishes take such a small amount of time to cook. So when we had some green beans we needed to use up, I knew the Air Fryer was the way to prepare them.
This recipe is one of my favorites because the ingredients really just enhance the natural crisp taste of the seasonal green beans, and by using the Air Fryer you’re getting the great flavor of this vegetable when it’s roasted! This really is the perfect side dish. Everyone at your table is going to be going back for seconds! For more air fryer keto side dishes, try Air Fryer Broccoli or Air Fryer Asparagus!
Ingredients for Green Beans in Air Fryer
As always, here is a quick overview of the ingredients used in our keto green beans. For the complete recipe, just scroll to the bottom of the page.
- Green beans- fresh, with the ends trimmed
- Olive oil- you can also use olive oil spray
- Kosher salt, Garlic powder, and Lemon wedges
How to cook Green Beans in Air Fryer
First, preheat the air fryer at 375 degrees for 3 minutes. Mix your green beans with the olive oil (or spray well with oil) and add salt and garlic powder. Place the green beans in the air fryer basket and cook for 5 minutes. Shake the basket and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until the green beans have begun to brown and they have reached your desired texture. Serve hot with lemon wedges.
How long to cook green beans?
These green beans are ready in no time at all! Cook for 5 minutes, shake the basket and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes and you’re done!
Can you make Air Fryer frozen green beans?
Yes, you can! Just double the cook time. So instead of cooking for 9-10 minutes total, you’ll cook for 18-20 minutes.
Can I double this recipe for Air Fryer Green Beans?
Absolutely! One thing that I would recommend is to be sure that you are laying your green beans in your air fryer basket in a single layer, so everything cooks evenly. To prevent any overlap, you may need to prepare your green beans in batches.
Are green beans keto?
Green beans are keto! A cup of fresh green beans is 7 grams of carbs, but 4.3 grams of dietary fiber, meaning that there is only 2.7 net carbs in one cup.
What vegetables are keto friendly?
What should I serve with Green Beans?
One of my all time classic family dinners is this Perfect Roast Chicken, which these green beans would compliment perfectly. Another favorite are these Grilled Chicken Legs or Grilled Jalapeno Lime Chicken. Keto Coconut Shrimp, Marinated Flank Steak or Asian Salmon are also all great choices!
More Air Fryer Recipes
- 1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil OR olive oil spray
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- Lemon wedges for serving
- Preheat the air fryer at 375 degrees for 3 minutes.
- Toss the green beans with the olive oil (or spray well with oil) salt and garlic powder.
- Add the green beans to the preheated air fryer basket and cook 5 minutes. Shake the basket well, cook an additional 4-5 minutes until the green beans have begun to brown and the beans have reached your desired consistency.
- Serve hot with lemon wedges.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 35Total Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 161.8mgCarbohydrates: 7.9gNet Carbohydrates: 4.8gFiber: 3.1gSugar: 3.7gProtein: 2.1g