blondie's refried black or pinto beans

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Blondie Pussycat
from The Rockies!, NM

I love beans...almost any kind, any way. This is my concoction, instead of buying the canned already refried beans. These taste better and have a better texture. These are EZ to do, and well worth the few extra minutes to make them. YUMMO!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blondie's refried black or pinto beans

  • 3 Tbsp
    evoo or canola oil, or lard
  • 1/2 c
    minced yellow sweet onion
  • 1 tsp
    (1 or 2 cloves) minced garlic
  • 4 c
    *or* 2 cans black or pinto beans. do not drain
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 2 tsp
    chile powder of choice (mexican, chipotle, etc.)
  • s & p to taste
  • water
  • SERVE THIS WITH BLONDIE'S AUTHENTIC MEXICAN RICE, OR BLONDIE'S HEALTHY MEXICAN RICE. RECIPE IS IN 1ST POST BELOW**

How To Make blondie's refried black or pinto beans

  • 1
    In a food processor pulse beans until smooth, or use potato masher. Set aside.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan on med-hi heat, add EVOO, canola oil or lard. Heat till shimmery. Add onions and saute` till translucent (about 2 minutes.) Now lower heat to med-lo and add garlic. Stir 1 minute.
  • 3
    Add seasonings and stir well. Now add beans. Stir well. If beans are too thick, add water 1/4 cup at a time until desired consistency. Allow to cook, stirring occasionally till hot and ready to serve.
  • 4
    Serve with entree` of choice: tacos, enchiladas, tamales, etc.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ENJOY~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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