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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Tomato Bean Salad

2 reviews

This salad is packed with tasty surprises. Since it's dressed before serving, it's ideal for a help-yourself buffet.—Marilyn Janssen, Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Taco Bean Salad

Storing Seasoned Hamburger Mix in the freezer helps Dorothy beat the clock when she is creating this change-of-pace tossed salad....


Taco Salad

1 review

This fresh-tasting salad is the perfect accompaniment to the zippy burritos. It's really quick to toss together.—Kathy Ybarra, Rock Springs,...


White Bean Tuna Salad with Vinaigrette

I love tuna, and this recipe is a great way to use good old canned tuna--and it's great to share!...


Kidney Bean Tuna Salad

3 reviews

This light, nutritious entree salad for two comes from Sandra Fisher of Kent, Washington. It's especially pretty served on a...

Southwest Pork and Bean Salad

"This salad is tasty on its own," writes Lynn Biscott of Toronto, Ontario, "but we also like it as a...


Black ‘n’ White Bean Salad

3 reviews

Black 'n' White Bean Salad is a cool, hearty side dish Kay Ogden created after tasting a similar one in...

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...


Kidney Bean Salad

2 reviews

My daughter's friend made this as a side dish, but it's hearty enough to enjoy as a light lunch or...