Home made refried beans

Dee Tourville


Yes, it's so easy just to buy canned refried bean but this taste so much better. AND you can add any seasoning you like. I like to add chipotle seasoning.

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15 Min
Stove Top


3 Tbsp
bacon drippings
3 clove
garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped or crushed through a garlic press
3 1/2 c
home-cooked dry beans with just enough cooking liquid to cover or 2 15-ounce cans beans


1in a medium-large (10-inch) bacon drippings over medium.

2add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant but not brown, about 1 minute.

33. Add the beans. As the beans come to a simmer, coarsely mash them with a bean masher, old-fashion potato masher or the back of a large cooking spoon. How smoothly you mash them is entirely a matter of personal preference

4Cook, stirring nearly constantly, until the consistency of very soft mashed potatoes—expect about 10 minutes total cooking time.

5taste and season with salt if you think necessary.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican