If you have a bag of green beans in the freezer, use this easy list of 20 frozen green bean recipes to make a simple yet delicious dinner side dish or even main dish!
Should Frozen Green Beans Be Thawed Before Cooking?
No! You don’t need to thaw green beans before cooking most recipes in this list. That’s what makes these recipes so easy! They take frozen green beans and put them right into a dish.
How Do You Prepare Frozen Green Beans?
You’ve come to the right place if you’re wondering how to cook frozen green beans. These recipes include how to bake them in the oven, roast them, air fry them, and even put them in a casserole!
You never knew frozen bagged green beans could taste so good!
How to Make Frozen Green Beans Crispy
I recommend making our air fryer frozen green bean recipe below. The air fryer is great at crisping food up. You can even buy frozen green bean fries from Birds Eye and air fry them for an extra crispy dinner side dish!
Air Fryer Frozen Green Beans are so crispy and flavorful, no one will they were frozen! A perfect veggie side for busy weeknights.
Green Bean Tater Tot Casserole is comforting, delicious, and easy! It's made with green beans, cheese, and tater tots — a family favorite!
Oven Baked Marinated Chicken Tenders
These Oven Baked Chicken Tenderloins cook right on a sheet pan with frozen green beans for a one-pan dish!
Instant Pot Green Beans
Make frozen green beans right in the Instant Pot! They turn out perfectly cooked and it's a delicious side dish!
Green Beans Almondine with Bacon
Green Bean Almondine is a simple but elegant frozen green beans recipe the whole family will love, kids included. Green Beans are paired with applewood smoked bacon, almond slices, and lemon zest for a flavorful side.
Healthy Green Bean Casserole
Traditional Green Bean Casserole is given a healthy twist by replacing the canned soup with a homemade Greek Yogurt Sauce and adding in fresh mushrooms. It’s easy to make, but packs a flavor punch.
Veggie Pot Pie Soup
This comforting Vegan Pot Pie Soup that’s loaded with vegetables like carrots, peas, and green beans, is sure to hit the spot when comfort food is needed!
Spicy Peanut Ramen Noodles with Tofu and Green Beans
Ramen Noodles, crispy tofu, and green beans are tossed in a creamy peanut sauce for a rich meal that explodes with umami.
Hearty Vegetable and Quinoa Soup
This healthy and hearty vegetable and quinoa soup is full of anti-inflammatory foods, including frozen green beans! It’s delicious, satisfying and incredibly nourishing.
Green Bean Just Egg (Vegan) Omelette
This Just Egg Omelette, with frozen green beans and caramelized onions folded inside, is one of my favorite Just Egg recipes. Just Egg Omelettes have almost the exact same taste, texture, and aroma of a real chicken egg omelette.
Stir Fry Sesame Green Beans
Crispy Stir Fried Green Beans are sautéed in a little bit of oil, garlic, sugar and vinegar and topped with sesame oil for an amazing flavor combination, A super quick side dish for almost any meal! It will become one of your favorite frozen green bean recipes for sure!
Lebanese Green Beans
Loaded with flavor and healthy vegetables (green beans included!), this Air Fryer Fried Rice couldn’t be easier! Simply throw the ingredients in the air fryer and let it do the work for you.
Asian Vegetable Stir Fry
Are you tired of the same side dishes over and over? This Asian Vegetable Stir Fry with Green Beans comes to your rescue! No matter what time of the year it is, any seasonal veggies taste great tossed with the magical soy sauce and ginger mixture!
Sheet Pan Chicken, Potato, and Green Bean Bake
This Chicken, Green Bean, and Potato Sheet Pan Dinner is easy to put together and takes only 10-15 minutes of your active time. If you're wondering how to cook frozen green beans, this is it!
Adobong Sitaw (Filipino Long Beans)
Adobong Sitaw is a Filipino vegetable dish that is a stir-fry of string beans and adobo mixed with chicken. It is simple, and best to eat with rice.
Green Beans with Flaked Toasted Almonds
These Toasted Almond Green Beans make the perfect side for any given dish. They are crunchy, tasty, tangy, and light.
Vegan Quinoa Poke Bowl
This Vegan Poke bowl is rich in nutrients, great for meal prep, and fully customizable. Use vegetables like green beans, carrots, and edamame for fun and filling lunch!
Cheesy Green Bean Casserole with Cherry Tomatoes
With two kinds of cheese, green beans and cherry tomatoes, this Cheesy Green Bean Casserole is a tasty and healthy side or even a light entrée!
Low-Carb Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole
This Low-Carb Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole is packed with green beans and mushrooms in a creamy sauce with hints of garlic and onions. Top with cheese and brown it in the oven until bubbly for a delicious casserole dinner.
Sautéed Frozen Green Beans
Frozen Green Beans are sautéed with onions and garlic for a flavorful dish you will turn to again and again for weeknight dinners.
Seafood Pot Pie
This comforting Seafood Pot Pie is sure to satisfy. It's made with a creamy sauce and a variety of seafood and includes frozen green beans!