Kidney Bean Salad

Kidney Bean Salad

Jackie Noel Smith 2

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


1 h 30 m servings 285 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 475 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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  1. 117 Ratings


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..

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!

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...

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 chill...


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 ...

Tastes delicious when chilled.

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!

Pretty good!! I used green onions instead of regular, though, and omitted the celery. It was flavorful and tasty.