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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Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by both my vegetarian and non-vegetarian friends. —Casey Hill, London, United Kingdom

Zippy Vegetarian Chili

3 reviews

Hominy and garbanzo beans are interesting additions to this zippy chili recipe that uses canned goods from the cupboard. I...


Microwave Minestrone

2 reviews

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


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...


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...

Picnic Zucchini Bean Salad

This is one of my newest recipes (I trade salad recipes with my husband's aunt in Nebraska). I've found that...


Zucchini Bean Salad

3 reviews

A fun combination of good-for-you ingredients makes up Zucchini Bean Salad from Carol Waugh of Bellingham, Washington. It's fresh-tasting and...

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,...