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

Ham and White Bean Soup

I came up with this recipe when I wanted to make dinner in the slow cooker but didn't have time...


Pasta with Greens N Beans

In East Rochester, New York, it takes Kathleen Majewski just minutes to get this fast and flavorful pasta combination on...


White Bean Fennel Soup

11 reviews

This filling soup is a favorite with our family and is often requested for company dinners. A hint of fennel...


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...

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...


Soup for Two

1 review

This comforting and colorful soup from field editor Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington is loaded with old-fashioned goodness. The...

Italian Bean Soup

12 reviews

This budget-friendly bean soup with orzo, potato and veggies is so hearty, you won’t even notice it’s meatless. —Gilda Lester,...


White Bean Soup with Escarole

13 reviews

This escarole and bean soup has become a favorite because it uses kitchen staples, it's packed with healthy ingredients and...


Sausage & Cannellini Bean Soup

4 reviews

Here's my reproduction of a dish from a famous Chicago eatery. We think it rivals the original. I usually cook...


Beans & Spinach

5 reviews

“One of our favorite appetizers at a local restaurant is made with white beans and escarole. It’s nearly impossible to...

Tortellini Meatball Stew

1 review

Loaded with meatballs, tortellini, tomatoes and kidney beans, this hearty stew is sure to warm you up on cold winter...


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...


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...


Garlicky Beef & Tomatoes with Pasta

15 reviews

We love this fast pasta dish of beef, tomatoes, spinach and white beans that easily feeds a hungry family. —Lisa...


Salmon Skillet

4 reviews

Is there anything salmon can’t do? It is high in heart-healthy omega-3s and lends itself to simple preparation techniques. And...

White Beans and Spinach

5 reviews

This skillet side is a variation of a recipe I received from my Italian mother. I've prepared spinach this way...


Easy Italian Wedding Soup

4 reviews

"After one taste, you'll find that this soup is absolutely delicious," promises Paula Sullivan from Barker, New York. "Lean ground...