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Refried Black Beans

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Better than canned!"
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Ingredients

9 h 35 m servings 255
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Place black beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 8 hours to overnight. Drain.
  2. Place beans in a pot and add enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer beans until very tender, about 1 hour.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is soft and translucent, about 10 minutes. Add black beans, green chiles, chili powder, and cumin; cook and stir until flavors blend, about 5 minutes.
  4. Blend black bean mixture in a food processor until smooth. Add tomato paste, chicken broth, vinegar, and salt; blend until desired consistency is reached. Return beans to pot and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 255 calories; 2.4 45.6 15 0 272 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

i use serrano chiles instead of green chiles to give it a little more spice. this recipe can also be used to make pinto beans and it is just as delicious!

Most helpful critical review

First of all, this recipe makes enough beans to serve an army. Keep that in mind. I cut it in half and still had oodles. I tried doing it without the aid of a food processor. Those beans are...

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i use serrano chiles instead of green chiles to give it a little more spice. this recipe can also be used to make pinto beans and it is just as delicious!

Turned out great and was easy to make. I like to cook my tomato paste a little so I added before the beans.

Thank you for sharing this recipe. It is better and healthier than canned refried black beans. I made it twice already and is delicious every time. Since I like mine seasoned more, I used 3 cups...

i'll make it again and again but again will add lard for the oil; bacon matter of factly and not so many onions thank you

Perfect for us . I would not change a thing. It’s a keeper

First of all, this recipe makes enough beans to serve an army. Keep that in mind. I cut it in half and still had oodles. I tried doing it without the aid of a food processor. Those beans are...

This is a very good recipe I did not give it 5 stars because it was slightly lacking in flavor. Very grateful however for the creativeness.

I made this for a group of people I didn't know well and was a but worried but wow they were gone and I got lots of compliments !

This recipe is flawless. The ingredients, their amounts, and cooking times are right on. You can freeze some before you mash them and they work perfectly! Thank you for the recipe.