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Easy Refried Beans

  • Ready Time: 20min
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  • Prep Time: 10min
    Cuisine: Latin / Hispanic
  • Cook Time: 10min
    Special: Gluten FreeVegetarian
  • Prep Method: Pan Fried
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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 lime, juiced

Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 10min

Heat canola oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.

Cook garlic cloves in hot oil, turning once, until brown on both sides, about 4 to 5 minutes.

Smash garlic cloves in skillet with a fork.

Stir pinto beans, cumin, chili powder, and salt into mashed garlic and cook until beans are thoroughly heated, about 5 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Smash bean mixture with a potato masher to desired texture. Squeeze lime juice over smashed beans and stir until combined.


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