Air Fryer Puffed Butter Beans


Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, puffed butter beans will be your new favorite healthy snack. Cooked in the air fryer to create a golden, savory shell, these beans can add delicious texture to soups, salads, and snack mixes. Toss with your favorite fresh or dried seasonings to add even more flavor.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 cup


  • 1 (16 ounce) can large butter beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Optional: preferred seasoning blend


  1. Stir together butter beans, olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder in a bowl until combined. Spread out in the air fryer basket

  2. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  3. Air fry until golden and crispy, tossing halfway through, for 12 to 15 minutes.

  4. Sprinkle with additional seasonings to taste if you like. Store in an air-tight container for 3 to 5 days.

    Puffed Butter Beans

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
3g Fat
16g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 902mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 6g
Potassium 14mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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