Bean Relish


My dad's friend used to serve this as an appetizer in his restaurant in Ipswich, Mass. He shared it with us many years ago and it has been a family favorite ever since. Serve with crackers or favorite crudites.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
10 servings


  • 7 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • ½ cup minced onion

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 cups mayonnaise

  • 2 cups sweet relish

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 dash white pepper

  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together beans, onion, garlic, mayonnaise, and relish. Season with salt, white pepper, and mustard. Mix well, and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

652 Calories
37g Fat
68g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 652
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 1556mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 20g 71%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 105mg 8%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 31mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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