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Rush Hour Refried Beans

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"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."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 130
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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: 130 calories; 7.6 12.1 3.7 7 230 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I doubled this recipe. Instead of measuring out the tablespoon amounts of the onion and garlic, I used half of one small yellow onion and two cloves garlic. I ran them through my mini food proce...

Most helpful critical review

For a healthier option, I do this: pour half the beans and about half the liquid into a blender, add about 2 tsp. of olive oil, cumin, garlic and dried onion. Blend until smooth. Add the rest ...

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I doubled this recipe. Instead of measuring out the tablespoon amounts of the onion and garlic, I used half of one small yellow onion and two cloves garlic. I ran them through my mini food proce...

In my experience whenever I go out for Mexican food the ubiquitous rice and beans are generally left on the plate. They’re not very appetizing looking and neither taste very good either. But n...

This was really good, however CAUTION, CAUTION, CAUTION, do not under any circumstances just throw the whole can with the juice into the pot as it is way too much liquid; fortunately I figured t...

I really liked the flavor on these beans. I thought the cumin would be too much, but it wasn't at all. I have made a similar recipe, but it didn't have the extra garlic and onions. The only chan...

For a healthier option, I do this: pour half the beans and about half the liquid into a blender, add about 2 tsp. of olive oil, cumin, garlic and dried onion. Blend until smooth. Add the rest ...

These were delicious! I didn't have time to read the reviews, so I dumped the whole can w/ liquid into the pan...they were a little thinner than I would've liked, but I'll know to add the liquid...

I love refried beans but I can't have a lot of salt and canned beans have loads of salt. These refried beans are so delicious! I skipped the bacon grease too in order to make them low fat. I ...

These were very tasty and simple....though I will reduce the bacon fat greatly next time. Thanks for sharing! UPDATE: i have simplified this by putting all the ingredients in a saucepan MINUS ...

Very good. I even made a batch with lentils. Thanks for sharing.