Air-Fried Green Beans with Mustard Vinaigrette
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Breville Test Kitchen

Air-Fried Green Beans with Mustard Vinaigrette

This is some fine air-frying magic, with the flavor of the beans intensifying from their stint in the Joule oven. Finished with a tangy mustard vinaigrette, you may never boil beans again.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro

+1 more appliance


30 mins total time

5 mins active time


Serves 4-6



For the green beans

  • green beans icon
    1 lb green beans


  • extra-virgin olive oil icon
    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • clove garlic icon
    2 cloves garlic


  • grated lemon zest icon
    2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • fresh lemon juice icon
    2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • drained capers icon
    2 tbsp drained capers

    (in brine)

  • kosher salt icon
    1 tsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper icon
    ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • finely diced shallot icon
    2 tbsp finely diced shallot

For the mustard dressing

  • vegetable oil icon
    ¼ cup (2 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • white wine vinegar icon
    2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • whole grain mustard icon
    1 tbsp whole grain mustard
  • Dijon mustard icon
    1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • white sugar icon
    2 tsp white sugar
  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt


  • 1Insert the wire rack into position 4. Select AIR FRY/SUPER CONVECTION/400°F/12 minutes and enable Rotate Remind. Press START to preheat.
  • 2Spread the beans evenly in the roasting pan. Add the oil, garlic, lemon zest and juice, capers, salt, pepper and shallot and toss to coat.
  • 3Once preheated, place the pan in the oven. When the Rotate Remind signals, toss the beans and continue cooking. The beans should be tender, but still retain bite when tested with a knife.
  • 4Meanwhile, make the mustard dressing. Place the oil, vinegar, mustards, sugar and salt in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  • 5Add the beans to the dressing and toss to coat.
  • 6Transfer the beans to a serving dish and drizzle with any remaining dressing from the bowl. Serve warm.
Side dish/Accompaniment
Gluten Free

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