Kidney beans are high in protein, and you can use them to make the most delicious dishes! These 15 recipes we have gathered use kidney beans to make burgers, stews, salads, and so much more! These recipes are perfect for summer if you want a protein-packed patty on the grill or a filling salad for hot days.

Let’s dig into all of these yummy recipes from our Food Monster App!


1. Kidney Bean and Pumpkin Seed Sliders Kidney Bean and Pumpkin Seed Sliders

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These Kidney Bean and Pumpkin Seed Sliders by Evi Oravecz are a true crowd-pleaser! Crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, these are the perfect little snack for summer!

2. Sun-Dried Tomato and Kidney Bean ChiliSun-dried Tomato and Kidney Bean Chili

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A warm and comforting dish with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, and kidney beans. Ashlee Piper‘s Sun-Dried Tomato and Kidney Bean Chili is perfect to make a big batch of to have throughout the week!


3. Kidney Bean and Kale BBQ Burger10 Shocking Facts That Will Make You Reconsider Putting Meat on Your Plate

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You won’t believe how easy Jenn Sebestyen‘s Kidney Bean and Kale BBQ Burger is to make! Bake them for the perfect crispy outside and moist inside.

4. Kidney Bean and Tofu Burger

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A really yummy burger that works well on the grill. The patty on Ida Hemmingsson-Holl‘s Kidney Bean and Tofu Burger is made from kidney beans, tofu, onion, garlic, and some cumin for some extra flavors. Serve it on a bun with greens and a dressing of your choice!


5. Kidney Bean-Walnut Burgers With Mississippi Comeback Sauce 10 Childhood Favorites Made Vegan

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When you want a foolproof recipe that can’t go wrong, try these Kidney Bean-Walnut Burgers With Mississippi Comeback by Rhea Parsons! It’s made perfect with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and topped with sautéed mushrooms and Mississippi Comeback Sauce!


6. Cajun Corn and Kidney Bean Salad

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This Cajun Corn and Kidney Bean Salad by Tami Noyes is the perfect salad for summer! Corn, bell pepper, celery, kidney beans, and more yummy veggies are mixed together with a hot sauce.

7. Cauliflower Bean Burger With Horseradish SlawCauliflower Bean Burger With Horseradish Slaw

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How can you not drool looking at this beautiful picture of Ida Hemmingsson-Holl‘s perfect and colorful Cauliflower Bean Burger With Horseradish Slaw? A cauliflower and kidney beans patty, with a great horseradish slaw on top, packed in a grilled bun. YUM!


8. 6-Ingredient Oil-Free Kidney Bean Burger Oil-Free Kidney Bean Burger

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You only need six ingredients to make this 6-Ingredient Oil-Free Kidney Bean Burger by Annie Markowitz! So stock up on kidney beans, oats, ketchup, and spices, and this could be your new summer favorite!

9. Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea ChiliVegan Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili

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A chili loaded with lentils, beans, and chickpeas, and it’s low in fat and high in protein; basically what you need for a healthy meal! Logan Dunn and Lexus Osman‘s Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili is the perfect meal on a cold night.

10. Sprouted Kidney Bean Chili Vegan Sprouted Bean Chili in a slow cooker

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This Sprouted Kidney Bean Chili by Amanda Nicole Smith is chunky, comforting, and so good for you! In it you’ll find sprouted beans and fresh spices and herbs, hearty kidney beans, sun-dried tomatoes, carrots, celeriac, parsnip, onion, ginger, and garlic for the ultimate flavorful experience.

 11. Kidney Bean and Lentil Curry Kidney Bean and Lentil Curry

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When you want something comforting yet healthy, this Kidney Bean and Lentil Curry by Maria Koutsogiannis is perfect for you! Packed with flavors from onion and garlic, and protein from kidney beans and lentils.

12. Kidney Bean and Quinoa BurgersKidney Bean and Quinoa Burgers 2

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You might already have everything you need  to make Taryn Fitz-Gerald‘s Kidney Bean and Quinoa Burgers in your pantry. Beautiful spices like sweet curry, cumin, and smoked paprika makes these burgers pop with flavors!

13. Kidney Beans Spinach Masala Kidney Bean Spinach Masala 1

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Gunjan Dudani‘s Kidney Beans Spinach Masala is based on the traditional Indian dish with all the same spices, and it has spinach in it for some extra nutrition. A fragrant masala with all the flavors you want from a Indian dish.

14. Tex-Mex Burgers5 Ingredients You Can Use to Replace Meat for Tacos, Pizza, or Burgers

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These burgers are sure to please everyone! A great texture, bold Tex-Mex flavors, and a great salsa make Attila Hildmann‘s Tex-Mex Burgers totally mouthwatering.

15. Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Chili Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Chili [Vegan]

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In Marquis Matson‘s Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Chili you’ll find pumpkin, kidney beans, squash, sweet potato, and a whole lot of spices. It is topped with a creamy raw sour cream to balance everything out perfectly.

What about trying some desserts from beans? Hidden Protein: These 15 Vegan Brownies and Blondies are Made With Beans, all from the Food Monster App!

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Lead image source: Cauliflower Bean Burger With Horseradish Slaw