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Amy's Kidney Bean Salad

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"This salad is a summertime pleaser. Every time I take it to a barbeque or gathering, everyone wants the recipe. Simple and quick to make with just a few ingredients. Everyone will love it! Can eat right away but the longer it sits in the refrigerator the better it tastes. I like to make it the day ahead of when I am wanting to serve. Enjoy!"
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20 m servings 365
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, milk, vinegar, sugar, salt, and black pepper together in a medium-large bowl until well combined.
  2. Stir kidney beans, hard-boiled eggs, green bell pepper, and red onion into the mayonnaise mixture. Eat immediately or refrigerate before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 365 calories; 26.4 21.8 11.3 170 446 Full nutrition

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I made this because I remember my grandmother always having it at picnics. I took it to a pot luck and it was a rave !! I did substitute 1/2 of the mayo with greek plain yogurt.

This was so tasty and very quick & easy to prepare. Next time I'd probably do half yoghurt. This will be a winner for barbecues.

Good! I added a little sweet relish and left out the onion and it was delicious. Will definitely make again.

I make this a couple of times a month! We love it - I only use 1 tbsp of milk and use 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar and 1 tbsp white vinegar. I also omit the peppers and egg. Make sure beans are d...

I added chick peas

Sorry I cut my review short accidentally. The mixture of mayonnaise (Duke’s, of course!) with milk, vinegar and sugar is much better than mayo alone but there are no pickles in this version.

Yummy, yummy with lots of protein and potassium! Best the next day after sitting in refrigerator over night. I added half a cup of plain greek yogurt and of course a tiny bit more sugar :) 32o...

I make similar but no vinegar no sugar or peppers. Add 1/4 c sweet relish.. celery and onion. It is sooo good :)

I just made this but knew I would make a couple of changes since I was trying to recreate a specific kidney bean salad from a small delicatessen near our IL home. I omitted the boiled egg and a...