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Air Fryer Frozen Green Beans. How to make the BEST EVER crispy green beans fries in the air fryer from frozen. Load them up with your favourite seasonings and you have a healthy alternative to air fryer fries.
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Air Fryer Frozen Green Beans
Do you like green beans? I never grew up with them on the dinner plate and developed a love for them in my 20’s. Whenever they were on a special discount, I would buy them and serve them for dinner with pork chops or with salmon.
Then I moved to Portugal and the fresh traditional green beans are either ridiculously overpriced or not available and I turned to frozen green beans instead.
Just as good as fresh, but without any prep work at all, plus they taste amazing when you cook frozen green beans in the air fryer.
Today I wanted to show you how to cook frozen green beans in the air fryer that are so good that my green beans hating husband loves them.
Can You Cook Frozen Green Beans In The Air Fryer?
YES, you can. I feel like I need to shout from the rooftops of Recipe This and say that air frying frozen green beans is the best way to cook frozen green beans.
You can dump frozen green beans into the air fryer basket, air fry and then tuck in.
Its fantastic when you don’t want to think about veggies for dinner. You can dump a bag of frozen green beans in and then focus on cooking your meat or fish in another gadget.
Perfect for taking the stress out of dinner!
Can I Cook Frozen Veggies In Air Fryer?
Just like with frozen green beans, many frozen veggies can be cooked in the air fryer. Some of my favourites include air fryer frozen broccoli, air fryer frozen cauliflower and let’s not forget about air fryer frozen Brussel sprouts.
Or use some frozen peppers, mix it with some frozen onion and frozen shrimp to make our air fryer shrimp fajitas.
If you have not guessed, cooking frozen veggies in the air fryer is one of the air fryers best talents.
Air Fryer Green Beans Ingredients
I am always looking for an alternative to Air Fryer French Fries, that I can cook in a similar way in the air fryer and then change depending on what vegetables I have in or what seasoning I have in the pantry.
That is what is great about air fryer green beans.
If you love:
- Indian cuisine + 1Tbsp Garam Masala
- Chinese cuisine + 1Tbsp Chinese 5 Spice
- Italian cuisine + 1Tbsp Italian Seasoning
- Mexican cuisine + 1Tbsp Taco Seasoning
It is literally is your CHOICE, how you flavour your green beans and that is what is so good about them. I love all the above cuisines, but the kids love Italian, so if I was feeding everyone I would go with an Italian blend.
Or for a quick recap, this is how to cook frozen green beans in the air fryer:
- Toss frozen green beans in your seasoning.
- Load green beans into the air fryer basket.
- Air fry.
How Long To Cook Frozen Green Beans?
It takes JUST 13 minutes to cook frozen green beans in the air fryer. Isn’t that fantastic? That’s from the point of throwing frozen green beans from the freezer into the air fryer and having them to eat on a dish.
We do recommend two different cook times though. As one is for cooking your green beans and the second is to add a bit of a crisp to them and turning them into an amazing veggie side dish that fussy eaters will eat.
MORE Air Fryer Frozen Vegetable Recipes
We love cooking frozen vegetables in the air fryer and its so fast, has no prep and is totally hands free. Here are 5 more air fryer frozen vegetable recipes for you to check out.
- Air Fryer Frozen Corn On The Cob
- Air Fryer Frozen Mixed Vegetables
- Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli
- Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts
- Air Fryer Frozen Cauliflower
Air Fryer Frozen Green Beans
- Toss your frozen green beans in your favourite seasoning and place in the air fryer basket. Air fry for 10 minutes at 160c/320f.
- When the air fryer beeps spray with extra virgin olive oil and cook for a further 3-5 minutes until crispy.
- Once the air fryer beeps serve with a little butter.