11 Reviews

I tried just to make some dried pinto beans in my pressure cooker for the first time and they came out so squishy that I just blended them all up in my food processor and then cooked them with all your ingredients. I added a little cumin and lime juice and I just can't quit eating it!

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jane49423 July 24, 2009

Perfect refried beans! This was my first time making them and they were much better than canned. I added 1 tsp cumin also. I soaked them overnight and all day and they only had to cook for about 3 hours. I had to add 4 cups of water to boil, no way would 2 be enough. I uncovered the pot for the last 30 minutes and they thickened just enough. Thanks!

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newmama April 28, 2009

This is absolutely WONDERFUL! These are great!!!

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NickiM April 15, 2009

DEEEEEEEEE-licious! Cooked in under4 hours.

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happiday March 17, 2009

Awesome recipe. I love refried beans, but I have always despised the canned ones. I have tried making this other ways, but the pan-fry method is too messy and the crock pot method just doesn't cut it for me taste-wise. With this, I could just stick my immersion blender right in and mash them. I didn't have boullion, so I used beer and chicken stock. I seasoned with cayenne, adobo, and added lime juice and sour cream at the end. I cannot wait to eat the left-overs as bean burritos!

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messystation February 01, 2009

Good flavor for Mexican beans. Mine took the full 6 hours to cook.

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Ginny Sue August 10, 2008

Had a surprise group of teen boys for dinner tonight so had to quick change what I was making. Teen boys are not wild about cabbage rolls. LOL! Made a taco bake I found on Allrecipes and these beans to go with them. My husband, who really is not fond of refried beans had 2nds. Whoo hoo! The boys did, too. I didn't have any bacon grease, so just left it out. These were so good! If any are left, we can have some bean enchiladas for lunch tomorrow. Thanks for a great very easy recipe that did not use canned beans. :)

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Terriyaki 2 April 19, 2008

I've used this recipe many times. It's great tasting and as simple to make as it gets!

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Tom Green April 19, 2007

Very good. I browned some chorizo, a few slices of bacon, and then sweated an onion in the pot before adding the beans. I will be making this often.

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Tugar357 January 18, 2005
Authentic Refried Beans