Simple Homemade Refried Beans

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

After trying some of the refried beans recipes from this site, I will never again eat them from a can. However, the recipes I enjoyed were time consuming. This recipe is a marriage between scrumptious home made and easy (like canned).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place first four ingredients in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Cook until the butter is melted and the ingredients are heated through.
  3. Remove pan from the heat source, and add the cheese.
  4. Mash all of the ingredients in the pan with a potato masher or beat with a hand-held mixer.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

3 5

Pretty tasty but not my fave. If in a rush I will probably do this again other wards I will take the long road and make them authentically.

5 5

Delicious, wow! And so easy!!! Who knew? I added a little garlic powder mmmmmmmmm. Thanks for the keepr Cooks4_6!!

5 5

Yummy and so easy! I halved the recipe for 2 of us and added 1/2 tsp garlic powder. I will never buy the canned stuff again! Thanks for sharing