Do you love your air fryer?  Do you have it out tonight, looking for an easy, delicious anti-inflammatory side dish to make with the rest of your meal?  We have the recipe.  With just a few ingredients, this side will become a family favorite.

Don’t have an air fryer?  No worries!  This recipe can be put together the same way but cooked in the oven for a delicious roasted taste.

Air fryer green beans

Air Fryer (or Roasted) Green Beans

Course Side Dish
Servings 6


  • Oven or Air Fryer


  • 1 lb fresh green beans snapped into 2" pieces
  • 1 colored bell pepper sliced
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning or to taste
  • Salt pepper and garlic powder to taste
  • Slivered almonds optional


  • Preheat air fryer to 370°F.
  • Place green beans and onion in a large bowl, sprinkle with seasonings and toss in 2 Tbsp olive oil to coat.
  • In a separate bowl, add peppers and mushrooms to the bowl, sprinkle with seasoning and toss in remaining olive oil to coat.
  • Arrange green beans and onions in a single layer in air fryer basket.  Cook 8-10 minutes, until just tender.
  • Add peppers and mushrooms to the basket and toss with green beans and onions.  Cook another 8-10 minutes, until veggies are browned.
  • To serve, sprinkle with slivered almonds if desired.


  • If you like bacon with this dish, chop 3-4 strips of bacon and toss with the veggies in instruction 3 above.  Cook with vegetables in the last 8-10 minutes of cooking time.
  • This dish can be made the same way in the oven. To roast the vegetables prepare the same way but cook on a sheet pan at 375°F. The green beans and onion cooking time should be increased to 10-15 minutes or until beans are tender. Then follow remaining instructions.
Keyword Air Fryer, Anti-Inflammatory, Bell Pepper, Green Beans, Side Dish

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