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.

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Microwave Minestrone

2 reviews

"This hearty soup is packed with vegetables and pasta," remarks Emma Magielda of Amsterdam, New York. "By the time I set the table, it's ready."

Slow-Cooked White Chili

6 reviews

This satisfying slow-simmered chili features chicken, two kinds of beans and crunchy corn. "It's quick, easy and tastes great," says...


Fast Meatball Vegetable Soup

3 reviews

Marcia Piaskowski of Plantsville,Connecticut shares the recipe for this satisfying soup that uses frozen meatballs. It cooks on the stovetop...


Pasta and Bean Soup

Packed with veggies and leftover ham, this recipe really dresses up canned soup. Who would believe that such a hearty...


Macaroni Bean Soup

2 reviews

“This chunky soup makes a great meatless main dish,” comments Sundra Haucks of Bogalusa, Louisiana. “Best of all, it’s ready…set…serve...

Minestrone Soup with Hamburger

3 reviews

This hearty broth is sure to warm you up on a cool day. Filled with Italian seasoning, good-for-you vegetables, ground...


Cheese Tortellini and Kale Soup

5 reviews

A steaming bowl of this hearty soup is always a welcomed dish with both my family and neighbors. I often...

Minestrone Soup

1 review

Here's the perfect summer-time soup to put all those fresh garden vegetables to good use! It's great for a light...


Soup for Two

1 review

This comforting and colorful soup from field editor Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington is loaded with old-fashioned goodness. The...


Italian Vegetable Beef Soup

9 reviews

As a pastor's wife, I never miss a church supper. This vegetable-beef soup is my family's favorite. It's also a...


Southwestern Turkey Dumpling Soup

4 reviews

Here's a Western twist on traditional turkey dumpling soup. I especially like this recipe because it's fast, easy and uses...

Hearty Minestrone

5 reviews

“This is my all-time favorite soup. I love make big batches and freeze some for later. This hearty dish reminds...


Lightened-Up Pasta Fagioli Soup

19 reviews

After trying pasta fagioli at a popular restaurant, I was determined to make it at home, only healthier. It turns...


Pasta Fagioli Soup Mix

13 reviews

This meatless soup is both economical and flavorful. Church groups could buy the ingredients in bulk and assemble mixes to...


Spicy Chicken Chili

9 reviews

My recipe was inspired by me being on a low-calorie, low-fat, high fiber diet. I entered it in a chili...


Bean and Pasta Soup

15 reviews

We’re always on the lookout for great, low-fat recipes and this pasta soup fits the bill. Loaded with veggies, it’s...

Hearty Sausage-Chicken Chili

1 review

The company I work for has an annual chili cook-off, and this unusual recipe of mine was a winner. I...


Italian Vegetable Soup

8 reviews

Laced with a splash of wine, this hearty soup is packed with garden-fresh nutrition and veggies! Leafy escarole adds color...


Meatball Minestrone

4 reviews

Just thinking about this soup simmering on the stove gets me hungry! The homemade meatballs are so tasty. —Esther Perea,...


Mexican White Chili

7 reviews

White chili may be a little different from what you're used to, but it's sure to warm you up on...


Chicken and Sweet Potato Chili

10 reviews

I enjoy this comforting chili on its own but it's wonderful spooned over a bed of steamed rice or an...


Spaghetti Chili

This hearty Italian-style recipe proved very popular when I made it for about 90 people who attended our church's "Souper...


Pressure-Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili

5 reviews

My sister shared this chili recipe with me. The jalapeno adds just enough heat to notice but not too much...


Italian Chicken Meatball and Bean Soup

In North Dakota, it's pretty common for winter temps to fall below zero. Hearty soups like this are a must....

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