Five-Minute Refried Beans

Dairy-Free | Quick & Easy | Side Dishes | Snacks | Low Sodium | No Added Sugars | High in Fiber | Vegan | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

Layer ‘em in a dip. Spread ‘em on toast. Roll ‘em in a burrito. There are so many ways to enjoy these flavorful beans.  

Meal Refriedbeans
4
Servings
15 minutes
Total Time
$0.28
Cost per serving
Temperature: Medium
Serving size:About 1/3 cup
Prep time:5 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Total time:15 minutes
Equipment:

Skillet, Can Opener, Measuring Cups and Spoons 

Utensils:

Large Spoon for Mashing, Spoon for Stirring 

Serving Suggestion:


Recipe adapted from Oregon State University’s Food Hero


Ingredients

1 1/4 cups, or 1 16 ounce can no salt added beans (pinto, black, or other type) 

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 

2 tablespoons onion, chopped 

1 clove minced garlic or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin or 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 

Instructions

  1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and tops of cans. 
  2. Drain beans and rinse to reduce juices. 
  3. Heat oil in a skillet on medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Sauté until onion is soft. 
  4. Add beans and onion to skillet. Using a potato masher or back of spoon, scrunch beans and cumin into onion mixture in skillet.  
  5. Drain beans. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time until desired consistency is reached. 
  6. Cook and stir bean mixture on medium heat until heated through; 3-5 minutes. 

Tips

Refried beans make a delicious spread to put onto toast for breakfast, or a quick snack!  

Refried beans can be served in a variety of ways: A thicker consistency like peanut butter, or a softer spread like hummus. 

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Ingredients

What goes in Five-Minute Refried Beans?

Black Beans
Black Beans
Garlic Powder
Garlic Powder
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Chili Powder
Chili Power
Cumin
Cumin

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
160
TOTAL FAT
4g
SODIUM
0mg
TOTAL CARBS
24g
PROTEIN
8g
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