Basic Refried Beans

READY IN: 11hrs 15mins
Recipe by Dancer^

For traditional refried beans, mash well drained beans in hot oil or bacon drippings instead of processing them. This keeps well in the fridge, or freezes wonderfully. Makes a great dip just as is or add a tsp. of hot sauce.

Top Review by ColoradoCookin'

Very easy, I forgot the garlic but added garlic powder at the end. Left out the oil too, that one on purpose though lol. Thanks for the recipe, I didn't know how :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans for at least 8 hours.
  2. Add beans, onion, garlic and oil to crockpot and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours.
  3. Drain beans, reserving 1 to 2 cups of liquid.
  4. Process until desired consistency in food processor, adding liquid as necessary.
  5. Salt to taste.

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