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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Dry-Rub Grilled Pork Chops over Cannellini Greens

My family was not a huge fan of pork until I tried this pork chops and green beans recipe. Feel free to incorporate your favorite herbs into the dry rub. You can use the rub on boneless skinless chicken breast or other meats, too. —Michael Cirlincione, Stockton, New Jersey

Herbed Tuna and White Bean Salad

1 review

This is a quick and delicious salad that can be made special for guests—or yourself—by grilling fresh tuna steaks instead...


Penne with Tomatoes & White Beans

8 reviews

I learned how to make this dish from friends in Genoa, Italy, where they're known for creating tasty combinations of...


Skillet Cassoulet

22 reviews

This dish is chock-full of flavor, and the little spice from the kielbasa makes a nice hearty combo for a...


Mediterranean Spinach & Beans

4 reviews

If you want to make this dish vegetarian, use soy sauce instead of Worcestershire. I like this skillet meal served...

Quick Italian Veggie Skillet

5 reviews

When you don’t know what to serve, Italian flavors are a good starting point. We combine cannellini and garbanzo beans...


Broccoli Cheeseburgers with Spicy Sweet Potatoes

3 reviews

These faux burgers are so packed with flavor that nobody notices they're also packed with protein, fiber and vitamins. —Pamela...

Salmon with Spinach & White Beans

9 reviews

My husband, Oscar, is a Southerner at heart. This salmon with garlicky beans and spinach won him over at first...


Colorful Tuscan Bean Salad

5 reviews

Enjoy this colorful and refreshing Tuscan Bean Salad suggested by Cori Rothe from Livermore, California. It’s a “can’t-miss” side dish...


Kidney Bean Casserole

1 review

I don’t recall its origin, but I've had this Kidney Bean Casserole recipe for many years. A Triscuit cracker crust...


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...