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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Italian Vegetable Bowl

I love to fix this hamburger vegetable stew on chilly fall and winter days. The tasty variety of ingredients and seasonings ensures this combination is a crowd-pleaser.

Family-Favorite Soup

1 review

This recipe originally called for chili powder. But one day, I found I didn't have any and used barbecue sauce...


Microwave Minestrone

2 reviews

"This hearty soup is packed with vegetables and pasta," remarks Emma Magielda of Amsterdam, New York. "By the time I...


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...


Hearty Vegetable Bean Soup

1 review

Chock-full of vegetables and beans, this hearty soup is sure to satisfy your hungry bunch on a winter night. Writes...

Veggie Bean Casserole

4 reviews

I serve this as a meatless main dish, but it also makes a nice side dish. It freezes and reheats...


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...


Peasant Pasta Stew

2 reviews

When I was trying to duplicate a favorite restaurant recipe, I came up with this hearty stew. Pork, pasta, vegetables...


Beef and Veggie Soup

4 reviews

I adapted this recipe from one I saw in a cookbook in an effort to add more vegetables to our...


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...

Hamburger Soup

3 reviews

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


Roasted Vegetable Chili

Hannah Barringer of Loudon, Tennessee suggests serving this delicious and satisfying recipe with corn chips, cheese, sour cream, and a...


Slow & Easy Minestrone

5 reviews

Hot soup on a cold day is something I just can't get enough of. It's a snap to put together,...


Beef and Lamb Stew

1 review

I asked for this recipe after a recent trip to South Africa with my church. This stew includes lots of...