Refried Beans (or Frijoles Refritos)
Homemade Refried Beans (Frijoles Refritos) is one of the easiest and yummiest Mexican foods to make. This creamy and vegetarian recipe makes a perfect side dish to any meal.
Servings: 2 cup
In a large sauce pan, heat the olive oil
Add the garlic and clove.
Stir constantly for 1 minutes or until onion is translucent.
Add the beans, bean broth, cumin, and bouillon.
With a potato masher, mash all the ingredients until the texture is like a puree.
Taste for good measure. Add salt, if desired.
Add desired toppings.
You can use canned beans instead of freshly cooked beans.
Instead of bean broth, you can use:
You can use black beans instead of pinto beans.
- Water + chicken bouillon
- Chicken broth
- Vegetable broth
- Refried beans last 3-4 days in the fridge.
Swap the chicken bouillon for 1 tspn salt for a completely vegetarian recipe.
- Refried beans last up to 6 months in the freezer.
Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 839mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 288IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 6mg