Rush Hour Refried Beans


I love refried beans but don't always have the time to work with dried beans. This recipe uses canned beans and still tastes like I spent all day on it. Sometimes I crumble bacon on top of the finished product.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, undrained

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Heat bacon grease in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot bacon grease until onions are softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Mash pinto beans and cumin into onion mixture using a potato masher until reaching your desired consistency. Cook and stir bean mixture until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

68 Calories
1g Fat
12g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 220mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 194mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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