Authentic Refried Beans

barbara lentz


Taste great Better than the local Mexican restaurant.


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1 lb
dried pinto beans
4 Tbsp
1/4 c
minced onions
4 clove
garlic minced
salt to taste

How to Make Authentic Refried Beans


  • 1Soak the beans in water overnight. Drain and rinse. Put beans in large pot and cover with salted water.
  • 2Bring to a boil and cover venting and reduce to a simmer and simmer 2 hours until beans are soft. Rinse beans reserving the liquid.
  • 3Place lard in same pan. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened. Add the beans and with an immersion blender blend until smooth add reserved water to achieve desired consistency. You can also use a food processor. Top with cheese and melt if desired.

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About Authentic Refried Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican

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