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air fryer green beans

Air Fryer Green Beans

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Side Dish


These tasty green beans are a delicious side dish that cooks in just a few minutes in the air fryer! With simple seasoning and a lemon aioli, you’ll be craving this side dish often.



Green Beans

  • 8 oz green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil (or olive oil spray)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper

Lemon Aioli (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat air fryer to 390 degrees.
  2. Add the green beans and drizzle or spray with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper and stir to combine.
  4. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes to ensure even browning.
  5. While the green beans cook, prepare the aioli. Whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

Keywords: air fryer green beans