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Refried Beans


Number of Servings: 2-4
Prep Time: 15 minutes Skill Level: Easy


1 - 16 oz. can Pinto beans

2 tablespoons lard or peanut oil

1 cup chopped onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper


1. In a large skillet, heat lard or peanut oil over medium heat until.
2. Add Pinto beans and cook 5 minutes.
3. Mash beans by hand with a potato masher or fork.
4. Add chopped onion, garlic, chili powder, salt and pepper.
5. Cook and stir for another five minutes or until a thick paste forms. Garnish with shredded cheddar or Montery Jack cheese.

Helpful Hints:

Interesting note: There's nothing refried about refried beans, but in Mexico "re" is used for emphasis, so refried beans can be roughly translated in English as "really fried" beans, not twice fried.

Submitted By :

Pat C

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