Green Bean "Fries"

Green Bean "Fries"
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French fries are an American favorite food, but they’re also loaded with unhealthy fat, calories, and carbohydrate. Try these "fries" for a healthier alternative and a way to help your kids eat more veggies.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    5 Servings
  • Serving size
    about 8 fries
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings

  • Serving Size
    about 8 fries
  • Amount per serving Calories 90

  • Total Fat 2g
    • Saturated Fat 0.7g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 185mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 4g
  • Potassium 130mg


  • fresh green beans (trimmed)
    8 oz
  • eggs
  • egg white
  • hot sauce
    1 dash
  • cornmeal
    1/2 cup
  • garlic salt
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
    2 tbsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together the egg, egg white, and hot sauce.

  3. In another shallow dish, mix together the remaining ingredients.

  4. Dip each green bean in the egg mixture and then lightly coat in the cornmeal mixture.

  5. Place the green beans on a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes, until they are lightly golden. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.