Refried Beans

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READY IN: 27hrs
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1/2 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Sort and wash beans; place beans in a large pot add enough water to cover the beans by more then three inches, one teaspoons salt (salt added during soaking tenderizes the bean skins), cover and soak over night.
  • Drain beans, and return to pan. Add the 5 cups water, onion, and garlic; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until tender.
  • Drain beans in a colander over a bowl, reserving cooking liquid.
  • Combine 1-1/2 cups cooking liquid, chili powder, cumin, pepper, and salt in the pan. Add half of the beans, and mash.
  • Stir in remaining beans; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. If beans become to thick, add additional cooking liquid a little at a time until desired consistency is reached.
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