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Things to do with kidney beans besides chili

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tinymeteor Tue 25-Oct-16 18:07:48

I've just done a batch of chili and have half a tin of kidney beans left over. They always end up going off in the fridge. Can't do big batch cooking as we don't have a freezer. Anyone have a recipe that would use up the extra kidney beans? Veggie burgers maybe?

Allalonenow Tue 25-Oct-16 18:11:19

Mixed bean salad
Stir into cous-cous for some colour
Add to ministrone style soup

AtleastitsnotMonday Tue 25-Oct-16 18:46:18

Jack Monroe Carrot, cumin and kidney bean burgers
Or add to sausage casserole.

YelloDraw Wed 26-Oct-16 12:38:22

I just add them into things like a tuna salad, vegetable pasta, sauce, soup, whatever really!

MaudGonneMad Wed 26-Oct-16 12:39:36

Rice and peas, Caribbean style (the peas are actually kidney beans).

Flingmoo Wed 26-Oct-16 12:42:45

Fry them up with some onions and spices and have in a wrap with grated cheese, avocado, whatever else you fancy. Kind of like a fajita or a burrito. You can warm up the wrap in the frying pan too. Yum!

Flingmoo Wed 26-Oct-16 12:45:21

Kind of like this recipe but a bit simpler, I don't bother adding tinned tomatoes as I prefer it less sloppy.

Normandy144 Wed 26-Oct-16 12:48:02

I was just about to post the link to the Monroe recipe but see someone else has beaten me to it. They are very tasty and a good idea if you want a meat free meal.

HairsprayBabe Wed 26-Oct-16 13:10:41

Refried beans
Kidney bean pate/dip
Cold in salad
sausage and bean stew
spicy bean soup
veggie bean burgers

DrSeuss Wed 26-Oct-16 13:14:09

TheHighPriestessOfTinsel Wed 26-Oct-16 13:19:58

cheesy bean mayo sandwiches (Students' Union special)
I might just have one now...

lkissaa Wed 26-Oct-16 16:24:54

Blend with cream cheese and garlic. It makes an amazing dip.

WilliamHerschel Wed 26-Oct-16 16:27:06

Rice and peas.

SunnySideDownUp Wed 26-Oct-16 16:29:09

Blitz with garlic, lemon juice, cumin and salt. They make a yummy dip.

trixymalixy Wed 26-Oct-16 16:31:05

my mum makes a lovely salad with kidney beans.

it has kidney beans, tuna, chopped apple, chopped celery and a small amount of finely chopped onion. She then puts a balsamic dressing on it.

Konyaa Wed 26-Oct-16 16:32:17

Indian recipe - Punjabi Rajma Curry to eat with hot rice smile

tinymeteor Thu 27-Oct-16 20:39:23

Wow loads of brilliant ideas! Well done Mumsnet smile

Rice and peas = one of the best things ever. Easy to make and gorgeous.

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