Low-Fat Homestyle Refried Beans

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by MsBindy

A real nice side to a spicy Mexican dish. And these are so much tastier than canned refried beans, while still taking advantage of canned rather than dried beans. The recipe comes from Light & Tasty.

Top Review by mollyhcarter

Delicious! My husband and I loved this. So much better than canned beans and fast and easy to prepare.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion in oil until tender.
  2. Stir in the garlic, cumin, salt and cayenne; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add beans and mash (I use a potato masher).
  4. Add water; cook and stir until heated through and water is absorbed. It only takes a few minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, and stir in lime juice.

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