Refried Beans

Muna Escobar


The flavor of these beans was very much liked when I made them so I thought I would share.

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1 lb
pork bacon, cut into pieces
onions, diced
4-5 clove
garlic, minced
1/3 c
butter, opt
2 lb
beans, cooked (pinto or black)
1 1/2 Tbsp
chili powder (or adjust as desired)
1 Tbsp
chicken boullion (or adjust as desired)
3/4 tsp
cumin (or adjust as desired)
1/2 tsp
garlic powder (or adjust as desired)
1/2 tsp
onion powder (or adjust as desired)


1Brown the bacon over medium high heat until halfway cooked.
2Add the butter, onions & garlic. Cook until bacon is slightly crispy & onions are limp. Put this mixture into food processor. Use 1/4-1/3 cup of water to clean tasty bits from bottom of pan using a spatual for scraping. Pour this into food processor.
3To the food processor add half of the beans & the seasonings. Puree very well.
4Put beans into a pot.
5Place remaining beans into processor & puree slightly if you want a lumpier bean mixture or puree well if you want totally smooth refried beans.
6Put remaining beans into pot & stir well.
7Adjust seasonings as needed & add salt if needed.
8Heat on low until desired temperature is reached.
9Use refried beans to eat with rice, to make burritos, or for a simple, but healthful side dish.

About Refried Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes