Did you know you can make delicious Air Fryer Green Beans from a can? That’s right, shelf-stable canned green beans are easy to make in your air fryer.

Air Fryer Green beans in a red and black air fryer basket

Air Fryer Beans (canned) are a great air fryer side dish recipe.

They’re done in less time than conventional methods, and they taste better, too!

How to Make Them

collage picture showing how to make canned green beans in the air fryer. Open can, drain liquid, put beans in airfryer and air fry.
  1. Grab your can of beans.
  2. Open the beans, drain the liquid, and rinse the beans in water.
  3. Place the beans into the air fryer basket or air fryer tray. Air fry the beans at 350F/176C for 4 minutes.
  4. Season beans with salt and pepper and enjoy!
green beans in a white bowl on a white background. White and red napkin to the left.

Serving Ideas

  • A pat of butter, fresh herbs, and a sprinkle of fresh cracked black pepper is a simple, but scrumptious way to enjoy your beans.
  • But if you’re looking to jazz up your beans? Load them with crumbled strips of crispy Air Fryer Bacon. Yum!
  • Or, season with taco seasoningblack beans, and diced tomatoes or your favorite salsa for a Mexican-style masterpiece!
  • Smother your air fryer beans with parmesan cheese.
White bowl of green beans being poured into a black and red air fryer basket.

More Veggie Dishes

Looking for more air fryer recipes to make?

Take a look at these air fryer side dishes: Air Fryer Sweet Potato, Crispy Asparagus in the Air Fryer and Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

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Air Fryer Green Beans (from a can)

Did you know you can make delicious Air Fryer Green Beans from a can? That’s right, shelf stable canned green beans are easy to make in your air fryer.
Cook Time4 minutes
Total Time4 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 20kcal
Ken

Ingredients

  • 1 can green beans

Instructions

  • Select your can of beans. Open beans, drain liquid and rinse beans in water.
  • Place the beans into the air fryer basket or air fryer tray. Air fry the beans at 350F/176C for 4 minutes.
  • Remove beans from basket. Season beans with salt and pepper and enjoy!
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Notes

Pro Tip: This recipe can be made in the air fryer unit with a basket or the air fryer oven. If you are using the air fryer oven, use the middle rack and select the “Air Fry” function.

Nutrition

Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 452IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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Air Fryers can vary greatly. Please take the time to learn your specific air fryer. You may need to adjust times and temperatures based upon your air fryer. All though this website attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, the information should only be considered an estimate. Varying factors such as different product types, different brands, etc. can change nutritional information. It is your responsibility as a consumer to read all labels to make sure the ingredients fit your dietary needs as well as calculate your own nutritional information as a double check.
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11 Comments

  1. The recipe seems an excellent option for a side dish! But I need to buy an air fryer: well you are convincing me to make this decision!

  2. What a great and easy way to make green beans!! I never thought about buying canned green beans to save on prep time but I’m going to make this as a side dish for dinner this week!

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