Kidney Bean Recipes

Kidney beans are a staple ingredient in chili, but they’re so much more versatile than that. Check out our recipes with kidney beans for creative (and easy!) ideas.

Add Filter

Thick Turkey Bean Chili

1 review

"When our daughters wouldn't eat the spicy chili beans I prepared, I came up with this milder, slightly sweet version," notes Keri Scofield Lawson of Fullerton, California. "They love eating the hearty chili as a dip with tortilla chips. I never have leftovers."

Beef and Bean Macaroni

1 review

"This hearty casserole with beans, beef and macaroni is a meal in itself," relates Sally Norcutt of Chatham, Virginia. "Since...


Mr. Taco Bean Dip

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


Kidney Bean Taco Bake

Here's an easy casserole that is hearty and very economical. It's a family-pleaser and popular at potlucks.—Leanne Obine, Ontario, New...


Pepperoni Pizza Chili

26 reviews

We love this on a chilly day. A big bowl warms you right up, and the leftovers freeze well. I...

Chicken Chili Nachos

6 reviews

This is a “dash in the pan” dish that’s always a hit. The spicy nachos have plenty of chicken and...


Simple Hamburger Hot Dish

1 review

My dad particularly loved this casserole, which has been a family favorite for over 60 years. It’s just a simple,...

One-Pot Chilighetti

12 reviews

Grab your stockpot for my meal-in-one chili and spaghetti. I’ve got a large family, and this hearty pasta takes care...


Hot Dog Bean Soup

3 reviews

My husband fixed this soup for our three kids years ago. They always loved it and now prepare it for...


Tangy Turkey Tostadas

13 reviews

I'm a health fitness specialist and personal trainer, so I know how important it is to make smart food choices...