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Kidney Bean Salad Recipe
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Kidney Bean Salad

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"A simple and delicious combination of hard-cooked eggs, beans, onion, celery, and sweet pickle relish. A little mayo holds it all together."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Place eggs in a saucepan with enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Remove saucepan from heat. Cover, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Drain, cool, peel, and chop.
  2. In a bowl, mix the hard-cooked eggs, kidney beans, onion, celery, relish, and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 12, 2005

This basic recipe has been a favorite in my family for fifty years. We omit the celery, and add diced pieces of cheese..Velveeta seems to be the most popular, cheddar came in a close second..

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 17, 2005

I did not care for this recipe. It sounded quick and easy and it was, but with dubious results. The mayo was all I could see and taste, there was really no other flavor in the "salad." I chilled it overnight hoping the mayonnaise flavor would subside compared to the relish and salt and pepper to no avail. 1/2 C. of mayo was a lot making it heavy and gooey. I won't be making this one again.

Jul 19, 2005

The old stand-by basic recipe, that you can easily play around with, that I've used for many years. Everyone in my family loves it!

Jul 29, 2005

Out of this world! I JUST made this - it hasn't even chilled yet and I can't keep my fork out of it. I couldn't decide between bean salad or corn salad, so I made this and added a 15oz can of drained sweet corn (I tripled the original recipie first - I had a 52oz can of kidney beans). Also subbed green onion for regular (had 'em), and chopped uo a dill pickle instead of sweet relish. I'm a goof about altering recipies (not always with good results), but this one surely doesn't need goofing with. Thank you sooooooo much for sharing this!! My new favorite salad!

Feb 12, 2005


Jul 10, 2005

This was a good salad, but it won't knock your socks off. I don't like sweet relish so used dill relish instead. I also used green onion instead of regular onion as I didn't want a strong raw onion taste. It was good, but I'll probably add more dill relish next time & maybe some dill weed & a sprinkling of parmasean cheese. It's a good salad, but needs a little something added for my taste.

Jan 04, 2008

Tastes delicious when chilled.

May 03, 2005

Very good! I left out the eggs and celery and added a jalepeno pepper. Everyone loved it. Will defitately make again. Great summer time salad!


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  • Calories
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 8.9 g
  • 36%
  • Protein
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 475 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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