Refried Beans Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Dinner Party, General
Recipe Type Breakfast, Vegetarian
Cuisine Mexican Cuisine

Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, although each cuisine has a different approach when making the dish. Refried beans are also popular in many other Latin countries.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Black Beans 2.5 cup 546
Onion 0.5 cup 32 0.08
Butter 0.5 cup 813.8 92.05 2.39
Salt 1 as required 0
1391.8 92.13 2.39

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Rinse the beans, place in a large bowl and soak in cold Water for 12 hours & then drain.
  2. 2 Place the soaked beans and Onion in a pan with enough Water and bring to a bOil.
  3. 3 Reduce heat, cover and simmer unTil beans are tender.
  4. 4 Drain, reserving 1 cup of the liquid.
  5. 5 Coarsely puree the beans, stir in the Butter and return mixture to the pan. Cook, stirring continuously Till the Butter is absorbed & season with Salt.