My Homemade Refried Beans - Kid Pleasing - Quick & Easy!

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by Printessa

Ok guys I come up with this recipe out of necessity, due to the fact that I was living in Europe and if you could actually find refried beans, they where so over priced it was totally ridiculous... So I started experimenting and came up with a refried bean recipe that the whole family loves, and the kids love to help out on this one.....

Top Review by athenalove46

Very good! Taste was really good. I didn't have pinto bean seasoning (have never heard of it actually), I substituted 2tbsp bacon fat & 1tbsp coconut oil for the vegetable oil. Added the tomato and some vidalia onion.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix black beans, pinto beans, vegetable oil, minced garlic & if you so choose the optional ingredients add the roma tomato & onion in at this point. Cook on med-hi heat for 5 minutes, don't forget to keep stirring.
  2. At this point take a potato masher and mash beans until you get the consistency in which you desire.
  3. Add in remaining ingredients once you have your beans mashed. Cook on med-lo for 10 minutes, don't forget to stir.
  4. If you refried beans get to thick just add in a little bit of water.
  5. If you choose to add the optional cheese, sprinkle it on top at this time and turn off the heat.

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