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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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 Lori Weber of Wentzville, Missouri. "It's a family favorite that we enjoy with corn bread," she adds.

Italian Peasant Soup

15 reviews

My father shared this recipe with me, and I use it when I need a hearty, healthy meal. It's my...


Hearty Chicken Casserole

10 reviews

Bring the flavors of the Southwest to the table with this delectable high-fiber dish from Jenny Ebert of Eau Claire,...


Corn Bread-Topped Chicken Chili

6 reviews

After seeing a recipe for a slow cooker chicken potpie, I knew I had to try it. I loved the...


Tuscan Chicken and Beans

5 reviews

Rosemary and beans make a nice rustic Italian meal in this flavorful dish. —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan

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...


Chipotle Chicken and Beans

3 reviews

I was skeptical about this recipe due to its combination of ingredients, but it immediately became one of our all-time...

Chicken Chili Nachos

6 reviews

This is a “dash in the pan” dish that’s always a hit. The spicy nachos have plenty of chicken and...


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...


Chicken Bean Soup

2 reviews

This easy soup is tasty and nutritious, too. I like to top individual bowls with a few sprigs of fresh...