Green Bean Fries

This recipe for Crispy Green Bean Fries is a fun way to change things up at dinner! They’re easy to make and kid-friendly too!

*Originally published April 2016*

Hi friends!

These Green Bean Fries just might be your new favorite dinner side dish! I made them for the first time almost 4 years ago and they’re still one of my go-to recipes. Let me start by saying that green beans and Italian dressing is pretty much my fav combo ever…so that’s what I used for dipping. But you could totally eat these without a dip or use some yogurt mixed with thai chili sauce and sriracha for a sweet and spicy version!

While it does take a little time to make these, once you get in your groove, it’s not bad. And these are actually great for letting kids help in the kitchen! They might even be tempted to take a bite of a veggie! Watch my oldest helping me make them in the video above. He was about 2 years old at the time.

To make it even easier, I just hold each bean by one end, run it through the hummus and roll it in the breadcrumbs. I leave the end I’m holding plain and don’t worry about trying to cover the entire bean. It’s much less work…and less mess 🙂

Green Bean Fries

You only need 4 ingredients and one of them is optional! Green beans, hummus, panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese (optional). Use whatever flavor of hummus you’d like. I’m a huge fan of Supremely Spicy from Sabra.

Here are your directions:


Green Bean Fries

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This recipe for Crispy Green Bean Fries is a fun way to change things up at dinner! They’re easy to make and kid-friendly too!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes



  • 1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimed
  • 1/3 cup hummus
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated or crumbled Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Place hummus on one plate.
  2. Mix breadcrumbs and parmesan (if using) together on another plate.
  3. Holding onto one end a bean, run it through the hummus to coat, then roll in breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Place on a greased, foil-lined baking sheet.
  5. Repeat with remaining beans.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until beans reach desired level of doneness.

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See? Super easy right?


The beans may stick a bit to the pan so make sure your foil is well-greased, but it should be fairly easy to dislodge them with a firm scoop of a spatula.



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