Savor the delightful crispness of green beans reimagined. In the air fryer's loving embrace, these fresh green spears become irresistibly golden and crunchy. Coated in a seasoned breadcrumb blend, each bite offers a burst of savory flavor with a hint of Parmesan richness. A wholesome snack or side dish that will have you relishing every bite, these air-fried green beans are a testament to simplicity and taste.
- 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (preferably panko for extra crunch)
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for added flavor)
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat Your Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) for about 5 minutes.
- Prepare the Green Beans:
- Wash and trim the ends of the green beans.
- Pat them dry with a kitchen towel to remove excess moisture.
- Season the Green Beans:
- In a mixing bowl, toss the green beans with olive oil until they are evenly coated.
- In a separate bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese (if using), garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Coat the Green Beans:
- Take a handful of green beans at a time and coat them in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the breadcrumbs to the beans.
- Air Fry the Green Beans:
- Place the coated green beans in the EaZy MealZ Non-Stick Air Fryer Cooper Crisper Basket in a single layer. You may need to work in batches to avoid overcrowding.
- Air fry the green beans at 375°F (190°C) for about 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket or tossing the green beans halfway through. Cook until they are crispy and golden brown.
- Serve and Enjoy:
- Once the green beans are cooked to your desired level of crispiness, remove them from the EaZy MealZ Non-Stick Air Fryer Cooper Crisper Basket .
- Serve the crispy green beans hot as a delicious and nutritious snack or side dish.
Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your taste and experiment with different spices or herbs to create your own unique flavor profile for these air-fried green beans. Enjoy the delightful crunch and flavor!