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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Family-Favorite Baked Beans

14 reviews

Lea Ann Anderson
TULSA, OKLAHOMA

Here’s a quick and easy recipe familiar to most at reunions and other large gatherings. The sweet and hearty dish includes three kinds of beans and plenty of beef and bacon.

French Country Casserole

18 reviews

This delicious dish is great for busy nights when you don't have much time to devote to dinner. It's a...


Chili Cottage Pie

3 reviews

This filling cottage pie is super simple and loaded with flavor. The kids love to help layer it up. —Jacob...


Best Ever Beans and Sausage

30 reviews

When my wife asks what she should make for a gathering, she's always told to bring this—and a couple of...


Pasta Fagioli al Forno

4 reviews

The name of this Italian-inspired dish means "baked pasta with beans." But my busy family translates it as "super satisfying...

Mexi-Mac Casserole

9 reviews

I typically have most of the ingredients for this dish in my pantry. Green chiles give it a little bite,...