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A plate of green bean fries served with parsley and ranch.

Green Bean Fries

These green bean fries are fresh green beans coated in seasoned breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese, then baked to golden brown perfection. A unique and delicious side dish or appetizer that's easy to make and always gets rave reviews.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 231kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 pound fresh green beans trimmed
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/4 cups Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley optional


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Place the flour, salt and pepper in a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  • Place the eggs and milk in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Place the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, parmesan cheese and olive oil in a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  • Dredge a few green beans in the flour, then dip in the eggs and roll in the breadcrumbs. Place the breaded green beans in a single layer on the sheet pan.
  • Repeat the process until all the green beans are breaded.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until coating is golden brown and green beans are tender.
  • Sprinkle with parsley if desired, then serve.



Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1134IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 5mg