Mexican Refried Beans are an easy homemade refried bean recipe using pinto beans, green chilies, cheese and Mexican spices. Ready in just 15 minutes! #refriedbeans #mexicansidedish www.savoryexperiments.com

Mexican Refried Beans

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: homemade refried beans, mexican refried beans
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 303 kcal

Mexican Refried Beans are an easy homemade refried bean recipe using pinto beans, green chilies, cheese and Mexican spices. Ready in just 15 minutes!

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Ingredients

  • 2 15- ounce cans Luck’s Pinto Beans , undrained
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4.5 ounces canned green chilies , drained
  • ¾ cup cheddar cheese , shredded

Instructions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a heavy bottom sauce pan. Add minced garlic, cumin and cayenne pepper. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. 

  2. Add both cans of Luck’s Pinto Beans, heat for 3-4 minutes. 

  3. Using a potato masher or large fork, mash beans well until desired consistency. 

  4. Fold in green chilies and shredded cheddar cheese. 

  5. Serve immediately. 

  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Refried Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 240mg10%
Potassium 574mg16%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 217mg22%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.