Jalapeno Refried Black Beans

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Annacia

A zesty, flavorful version of the traditional refried beans. Jalapenos add a mild heat and the cheese adds a subtle creamy flavor. These are a big hit at potlucks and fiestas. This is easily doubled or tripled.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Great side for my Carne guisada, served with cilantro rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare a large skillet by heating drippings or lard over medium heat.
  2. Cook the garlic, onions and jalapenos until slightly wilted.
  3. Sprinkle in the cumin.
  4. Add in about 1/2 cup of beans and mash with back of spoon or mashing utensil.
  5. If the mixture seems thick, add about a tablespoon of liquid from canned beans or the cooking liquid.
  6. Continue to add beans and mash them together, adding liquid as necessary.
  7. Top with shredded cheese.

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