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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Corn and Bean Soup

1 review

"For lunch or dinner on a chilly day, this fresh-tasting colorful vegetable soup really hits the spot," comments Betty Andrzejewski of Chino, California.

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...


Lasagna Corn Carne

9 reviews

My grandkids always ask me to make this dish, which is sort of like chili in a pan. I came...


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...


Vegetarian Chili Ole!

7 reviews

I combine ingredients for this hearty chili the night before, start my trusty slow cooker in the morning and come...

Sweet & Spicy Beans

9 reviews

My husband and I love this sweet and savory bean dish. It can be enjoyed as a side, but it's...


Sweet-Sour Vegetable Salad

1 review

Field editor Lucille Terry of Frankfort, Kentucky quickly assembles this marinated medley using canned veggies. "It's excellent for potlucks, accompanied...

Fiesta Corn and Beans

1 review

Bursting with southwestern flavors, the zesty veggie medley here can be served as a side dish or a meatless meal-in-one....


Southwestern Bean Chowder

15 reviews

Even though there is a bit of heat from the spices and green chiles, my young children love this soup...


Southwestern Turkey Dumpling Soup

4 reviews

Here's a Western twist on traditional turkey dumpling soup. I especially like this recipe because it's fast, easy and uses...


Slow-Cooked Bean Medley

38 reviews

I often change the variety of beans in this classic recipe, using whatever I have on hand to total the...

Colorful Bean Salad

4 reviews

My bean salad is a mainstay, both for family meals and neighborhood potlucks. People rave about the cumin dressing with...


Bean N Corn Salad

2 reviews

In Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Glenda Parsonage stirs together a colorful medley of beans, peppers, corn and other vegetables, then marinates...


Mexican Beef & Bean Stew

7 reviews

I like that this is super easy to toss together, and the leftovers reheat well. The healthy beans and veggies...


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...


Sausage Corn Chili

4 reviews

Nicely spiced Italian sausage and crunchy corn distinguish this thick chili from usual offerings. "My daughter won a national contest...

Taco Joe Dip

16 reviews

My daughter was the first to try this recipe. She thought it was so good she passed it on to...


Slow Cooker Vegetable Bean Soup

1 review

Kitchen staples and canned goods help me get this heartwarming soup on the table with very little preparation. Feel free...


White Chili with a Kick

26 reviews

Store-bought rotisserie chicken makes this spicy chili easy, but you could also cook your own. We like it with various...