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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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 my husband, son and brother enjoy hunting, our freezer is stocked with venison, which I sometimes use in place of the ground beef."

Red Beans and Rice with Turkey Sausage

2 reviews

"I adapted this recipe from a cookbook to eliminate time-consuming steps like browning the sausage and soaking and boiling beans,"...


Hamburger Soup

3 reviews

Folks always comment on the great blend of spices and the hearty addition of cabbage in this soup.


Bean ‘n’ Rice Picnic Salad

This filling salad was a favorite for luncheons with Ruth Andrewson from Leavenworth, Washington. Orange carrots and green celery also...