Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans

Servings 13 servings
Calories 120kcal


  • 1 lb red kidney beans raw
  • 10½ cups water½



  • Soak 1 lb beans with 10 cups water. Soaking speeds up the cook time and easier digestion.
  • Drain, place in pot and cover again with 10 cups water.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. 
  • Simmer 45 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • ¾


16 oz dry = 39 oz cooked = 6 ½ cups.
Serving is ½ cup.
Can freeze up to 6 months.
1 ½ to 1 ¾ cup equals a 15 oz can.


Nutrition Facts
Kidney Beans
Amount Per Serving (217 g)
Calories 120
% Daily Value*
Potassium 474mg14%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



Reader Interactions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

On Key

Related Posts

Get Your Free Lifestyle Diet Plan!

In this exclusive series, Dr. Krider reveals how to live longer, fuller and healthier lives — backed by scientific evidence and real-world patient experiences