Frijoles Refritos (Classic Mexican Refried Beans)

Recipe by Joy1996
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 1 Pint
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil or 3 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 4
    cloves peeled and finely chopped garlic
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 4
    cups undrained cooked beans (slightly warm for easy mashing Note Canned beans may be used)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash the beans in a bowl.
  • In a medium skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and the garlic; cook and stir until onion is deep golden, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the mashed beans and cook for about one minute.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Makes about one pint.
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