Lots of great recipes for protein rich and versatile red kidney beans. There are range of traditional recipes for you to try.
This recipe makes a serious amount of chilli! I use it to freeze for those days when you want something homemade but don't have the time to cook.
A lovely dish that is easy to make and tastes great. Brown the meat first as this gives it flavour a slow cooker just cannot achieve.
This is a thick, delicious and healthy vegetable stew. It has carrots, pumpkin, cabbage and peas just to name a few. If it is thick enough you can serve over a baked potato.
Yes this is hot but I like chillies. This tastes even better the next day so is ok to leave in the fridge if it doesn't get eaten all in one go. It also makes a good nachos or taco sauce.
An easy bean recipe for the slow cooker, with only a few ingredients and simple spices. Good to eat as is with rice or in tacos or nachos.
This is a vegetarian version of chilli con carne. Good to eat with pasta or rice or use it in tacos or in nachos.
This is a tasty soup that contains kidney beans, star shaped pasta, tomatoes, onion and garlic. Serve with Italian bread.
This is a great vegetarian lasagne recipe, made even heartier through the addition of red kidney beans. Serve with a green salad and garlic bread.
This is a very versatile Middle Eastern dish. It is eaten for breakfast in many Arabic countries, but is also fine for dinner. Eat with pita bread.
Here's a great vegetarian one-pot meal - corn chips, vegetables, beans and cheese all piled up to make a delicious haystack! Kids love it!
You can customise this easy dish to your own tastes. For example, if you don't like kidney beans substitute one small tin sliced black olives and 125g sliced mushrooms for the beans.
Here's enough chilli con carne to feed an army! It's a pretty hot recipe so you might want to adjust the fresh chilli and chilli powder to your taste.
There are tons of delicious spinach salad recipes out there. But this recipe holds a special place in my heart. We have been eating this in my family for years. My auntie contributed this spinach salad to a charity cook book, and we have all been sucking in the spinach with gratitude ever since. The original recipe contained fried bacon pieces. I substitute this for kidney beans, which is a fantastic alternative for vegetarians. You still get the protein, and also the splash of red colour.
Great salad to have with pasta. Great for a hot summer evening, tasty and easy to make.
This is a recipe that I got with my slow cooker but,, as with all my recipes, I have tweaked it a little. Also I sometimes leave adding the chilli till after it is cooked so I' can take out the kids' portions beforehand.
Vegetarian chilli sin carne with kidney beans, tomatoes, carrots and capsicum all stuffed inside a hollowed out bread roll makes a great meal for kids and adults alike.
Freshly diced carrots, leek, onion and cut green beans are simmered in a prepared vegetables stock with lean bacon, macaroni pasta and red kidney beans.
If you want you can use vegetable stock to make this bean soup vegetarian. It's easy to make with tinned beans and frozen corn.
Mushroom caps make up the base of these healty mini pizzas. They are filled with kidney beans and fresh basil then topped with cheese and tomatoes.
Perfect for feeding a crowd, this is a tasty twist on the classic American recipe for baked beans. The variety of beans used gives the dish great flavour, along with the bacon. Try this for a break from the ordinary. If you don't have French's mustard to hand, substitute half a tablespoon of English mustard.