Looking for a new and delicious way to eat green beans? Try these green bean fries!

They take about 10 minutes to prep. Here’s the process:

  1. Coat the green beans in an egg mixture
  2. Dip in seasoned Parmesan cheese mixture
  3. Bake until crisp

See? You can do this! Tonight!

Green bean fries: #Paleo #Whole30 - A crispy Parmesan crust makes these irresistible. 5 minutes to prep! Click through for recipe.

Recipe Tips And Ideas

Type of green beans: If you can find haricot verts instead of green beans (the thinner, leaner cousin of the traditional green bean), buy them. They will cook faster and get crispier. I found haricot verts at Trader Joe’s.

Save the green bean ends: Save other vegetable scraps as you accumulate them – and make a batch of homemade vegetable broth.

How to make oven-baked Parmesan green bean fries. It's SUPER easy!

Sauce options: Serve with ranch dressing, sriracha mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce or your favorite dipping sauce. Get 25+ dipping sauce recipes here.

Try this similar recipe: Almond-crusted turmeric green bean fries. This recipe is Paleo and Whole30 compliant.

Learn how to make oven-baked Parmesan green bean fries, from Cheap Recipe Blog.

Green beans coated with Parmesan cheese and ready to bake

Instructions for making oven-baked Parmesan green bean fries. These take about 5 minutes to prep!

Green bean fries baked until crisp and lightly golden brown – yum!

Whole30 and Paleo variation: These fries are gluten-free, Whole30 and Paleo approved if you use vegan Parmesan cheese.

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Oven-baked Parmesan green bean fries: Click through for recipe!

Green bean fries: A crispy Parmesan crust makes these irresistible. 5 minutes to prep! Click through for recipe.

Oven-Baked Parmesan Green Bean Fries

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Look for haricot verts, a thinner variety of green bean that cooks in less time (I bought mine at Trader Joe's). If you can only find green beans, you may need to up the baking time by a couple of minutes.


  • 1 pound haricot verts (or green beans) with ends removed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (use vegan Parmesan for paleo and Whole30 diets)


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Coat the top of a flat baking sheet with a bit of olive oil.
  2. Combine beaten egg with spices in a small mixing bowl. Place Parmesan cheese in another bowl.
  3. Place a few beans in the egg mixture at a time. Remove beans from egg batter and let excess batter drip off.
  4. Dip each green bean in Parmesan cheese and place on the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining green beans.
  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until cheese is lightly toasted brown. Serve with ranch dressing, sriracha-mayo or your favorite dipping sauce.

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