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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: 303kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
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

  • Heat vegetable oil in a heavy bottom sauce pan. Add minced garlic, cumin and cayenne pepper. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. 
  • Add both cans of Luck’s Pinto Beans, heat for 3-4 minutes. 
  • Using a potato masher or large fork, mash beans well until desired consistency. 
  • Fold in green chilies and shredded cheddar cheese. 
  • Serve immediately. 
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 574mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 3mg