Baked Green Bean Fries

Healthy, nutritious fries that you can eat guilt-free. And they’re baked to absolute crisp-perfection!

Baked Green Bean Fries - Healthy, nutritious fries that you can eat guilt-free. And they're baked to absolute crisp-perfection!

Christmas is fast-approaching, and if our Christmas feast is going to be anything like our Thanksgiving feast, I’m in need of some fat pants and a huge serving of these green bean fries.

Baked Green Bean Fries - Healthy, nutritious fries that you can eat guilt-free. And they're baked to absolute crisp-perfection!

Now I don’t know about you guys but being the pathological snacker that I am, these come in super handy, especially when you pile on that Ranch dipping sauce. After all, it all evens out since these are baked, saving you on a ton of calories!

Baked Green Bean Fries

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 15 minutes

Total Time 30 minutes

Yield 6 servings

Baked Green Bean Fries

Healthy, nutritious fries that you can eat guilt-free. And they're baked to absolute crisp-perfection!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Panko*
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine Panko, Parmesan and cayenne pepper; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
  • Working in batches, dredge green beans in flour, dip into eggs, then dredge in Panko mixture, pressing to coat.
  • Place green beans in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

*Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb and can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store.

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