Just new salads. Start with 1 pound of any type of dry beans and rinse well. Try homemade beans instead of canned. Now saying all that the bottom line is the Kidney Bean Salad … : Calorie breakdown: 38% fat, 49% carbs, 14% protein. Did use sweet pickles I canned this summer. There are 358 calories in 1 cup of Kidney Bean Salad. Place in a large bowl and cover with 2 inches of cold water. Made Kidney Bean Salad Tuesday nite. First, I do not like kidney beans, nor do I eat celery unless it is cooked in a dish, never raw, and do not use DUKE’S MAYO in all of my salads.