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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