Healthy dinners don’t have to be complicated.
Case in point: chicken and green beans—a classic, easy-to-make combo that just gets better when you throw flavorful sauces, seasonings, and cheeses into the mix.
Whether you’re looking for something that’ll get dinner on the table lightning fast or a tasty meal prep option you can use to power through busy weeks, this collection of 17 healthy chicken and green bean recipes has got you covered with simple swaps like lean protein and fresh produce.
So grab your skillet—it’s time to cook up deliciousness!
This classic chicken and green beans stir fry is a winner.
The chicken is tender, the green beans are crisp, the honey garlic sauce is just right…it’s like takeout but you made it yourself.
A meal your family will love – plus, it’s ready in about 30 minutes!
The combination of ingredients creates an amazing flavor that will have everyone coming back for seconds (and thirds!), which makes this perfect as a main dish or side dish.
All tossed together with some steamed rice…yum!
This delectable recipe is all about classic, traditional flavors.
Every bite will tantalize your taste buds with juicy chicken and green beans that are simmered in a creamy, buttery sauce.
But what really sets this dish apart is how quickly it comes together.
This one-pan marvel can be on the table in no time at all—it’s perfect for busy weeknights!
Plus, you won’t find any fancy (or unhealthy) canned ingredients here—just pure and delicious flavors from the basic ingredients you likely have in your kitchen already.
There’s something about warm and comforting skillet meals that really makes them special.
This lemon garlic butter chicken and green beans is just that kind of special.
It comes together in no time without sacrificing flavor or quality ingredients.
The combination of juicy pan-seared chicken thighs, tender green beans, melted butter, and oozing lemon juice create a tantalizing mix of flavors and textures—all melded together for one great meal!
Plus you can easily tailor this dish to suit anyone’s tastes by adding more or less depending on what you have to hand.
This is an easy one-pan meal that’s sure to have everyone at the table drooling.
The sweet chili sauce gives it a delicious flavor while the bell peppers, garlic, ginger, and green beans give it just enough crunch.
Plus, it’s all cooked in a simple yet flavorful oil mixture, adding even more dimension to this delicious dish.
It’s not often that you can find such an easy-to-make meal packed with so much flavor and texture!
Serve it over hot white rice for a complete dining experience that your family will love.
Not only does this recipe taste just like the real thing, but it’s also healthy and economical.
With every bite bursting with flavors that range from sweet to salty to umami-rich, you won’t mind serving this up any night of the week.
And did I mention how easy it is?
Just 30 minutes from start to finish!
If that’s not fast-food magic then what is?
When it comes to weeknight dinners, there’s nothing better than a healthier version of your all-time classic stir fry.
But this garlic crushed red pepper chicken stir fry takes the cake!
It has everything you love in a stir fry – juicy and tender chicken, crispy and crunchy green beans, an addictively flavorful sauce…
Plus, with only 10 minutes of prep and 20 minutes of cooking time (all in one pan!), it’s the perfect solution for busy days (or any day of the week).
Time to spice up mealtime even more!
This is one of those all-in-one dinner dishes that I just can’t get enough of.
It’s easy to make, yet so packed with flavor thanks to the Italian dressing packets.
Plus, it’s a crowd-pleaser for both kids and grownups!
You can customize it by adding your favorite vegetables or spices – not like there isn’t already an abundance of deliciousness going on inside this dish.
The potatoes are simple but melt in your mouth delish after being cooked in butter and chick generously seasoned with Italian seasoning mix.
And the chicken?
It’s juicy perfection!
It’s fantastic, if you’re anything like me, that you don’t have to wait for a take-out night or all the way until dinner time in order to enjoy this big flavor dish.
It’s so easy and fast – just 35 minutes from prepping your ingredients to having a steaming bowl of goodness ready in front of you.
Plus the sweet and sticky sesame sauce is absolutely out of this world!
Seriously, it’s just your everyday stir fry taken up a notch.
A tasty notch with some serious wow factor.
Welcome to healthy one-pan dinner bliss!
This skillet chicken with green beans and tomatoes is just the recipe you’ll always turn to when time is of the essence.
It’s so simple, yet bursting with flavor – all thanks to fresh garlic, thyme, a little lemon zest, and balsamic vinegar.
Plus, it can be on your plate in less than 20 minutes!
The crunchy texture of the green beans counterparts perfectly with moist chicken chunks – not only making this dish downright delicious but also gluten-free.
Dinner = served!
This is the perfect meal for busy weeknights when you want something quick and tasty.
Simply throw it all together, pop it in the oven, pour some drinks, and be ready!!!
The chicken is deliciously crisp, yet succulent and juicy on the inside while the roasted potatoes are so light and fluffy – they deliver amazing flavor after being coated in olive oil and Parmesan cheese.
And let’s not forget those garlic green beans…YUM!
All these recipes come together to create a full-flavored meal your family will love.
This one-pan dish is a great way to elevate your weeknight meals and use up leftovers from your pantry.
It’s so simple to make and deliciously cheesy, plus it’s filling enough for the whole family!
Tender strips of chicken, protein-packed green beans, creamy mushroom soup, and hot seasonings – all smothered in melt-in-your-mouth mozzarella (because cheese is life).
Plus, who can say no to that flavorful stuffing topping?
Not me! Just pop it in the oven and relax while dinner cooks itself.
This one-pot slow cooker chicken dish is a healthy, delicious and easy way to make dinner.
It’s packed with flavor from the homemade marinade.
The combination of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and herbs adds amazing spice without overpowering the natural flavors of the tender chicken, fresh green beans, and red potatoes.
Yum! Plus there’s hardly any effort required or mess to clean up afterwards – which means you can enjoy more quality time with your family.
Now that’s what I call a winning combination!
If you love jalapeno poppers, you will absolutely go crazy with this Jalapeno Popper Green Bean Casserole.
It’s creamy and slightly spicy and full of yummy bacon pieces, cheddar cheese, and jalapenos.
This side dish is super easy to make yet it’s bursting with flavor that really pops!
Serve it as a Thanksgiving side dish or use it as the star in meal preps all week long.
Crispy Parmesan Baked Chicken Milanese and Veggies is a delicious sheet pan dinner with potatoes, and green beans smothered in a garlicky butter sauce.
It’s healthy, budget-friendly, easy to make, and best of all it only takes about 1 hour to prepare!
The chicken is marinated in a savory mix of lemon juice, garlic, parsley, and parmesan cheese before being coated in crunchy breadcrumbs.
The potatoes are cooked until golden brown and the green beans are lightly blanched before coating them generously with garlicky melted butter.
When it comes out of the oven you get perfectly crusted chicken that has an amazing combination of flavors that pair perfectly with the juicy vegetables – talk about comfort food heaven!
This honey mustard chicken dish might just be the easiest, most delightful dinner ever.
It’s got everything you need in one pan: juicy, succulent chicken thighs, creamy potatoes, and your favorite vegetables (you can mix it up every time!).
And let’s not forget that luscious sauce.
A combination of honey and mustard makes for a tantalizingly flavorful but still light meal.
Perfect for anyone who wants something filling yet healthy!
Plus, all this deliciousness bakes to perfection in 40 minutes – no waiting around here!
Give your weeknight dinner a bit of Thanksgiving Day flavor with this Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Stuffing Green Bean Casserole.
Taking all the flavors you know and love, such as chicken stuffing mix, green beans, mushrooms, and gravy—all in one bowl—this meal is sure to be a winner in both taste and convenience.
It takes just minutes to prepare, then let that slow cooker do its thing for at least 6 hours so you can come home to an incredibly comforting dinner!
Tastes like Chinese takeout, but without all the grease and guilt.
This ground chicken and green bean stir fry is a winner no matter how you look at it!
Every bite is packed full of flavor from the ginger, garlic, and sweet chili sauce.
The red pepper flakes give it just enough kick to keep things interesting.
Not too spicy for sensitive taste buds either!
Plus, it’s super easy to make.
Ready in less than 20 minutes – what more can you ask for?
17 Healthy Chicken and Green Bean Recipes for Busy Days
- Simple Chicken and Green Beans
- Chicken with Green Beans and Mushrooms
- Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet
- Garlicky Sweet Thai Chili Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry
- Copy Cat Panda Express Chicken & Green Beans
- Garlic Crushed Red Pepper Chicken Stir Fry
- Italian Chicken Potato and Green Bean Bake
- Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry
- Skillet Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes
- Parmesan Crusted Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner
- Chicken and Green Bean Casserole
- Slow Cooker Seasoned Chicken, Green Beans and Potatoes
- Jalapeno Popper Green Bean Casserole
- Crispy Parmesan Baked Chicken Milanese & Veggies
- Honey Mustard Chicken & Potatoes (One Pan)
- Slow Cooker Chicken Stuffing Green Bean Casserole
- Ground Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry
- Pick your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner.
- Prepare all of the required ingredients.
- Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less.