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Refried Black Beans


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Refried Black Beans

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 221kcal


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ large white or yellow onion , diced
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¾ cup water (plus more if needed)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 3 ounces queso fresco or Monterey jack cheese , crumbled (optional, for garnish)


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the chili powder, cumin and onion. Cook until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the beans plus ¾ cup water. Smash the beans with the back of a spoon or a potato masher. Cook until the beans are heated through. If they are too thick, add a little more water. If too thin, cook a little longer. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve topped with the crumbled cheese, if using.


Nutrition Facts
Refried Black Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 665mg28%
Potassium 496mg14%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 328IU7%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 143mg14%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Black Beans Magazine Mexican Optionally Dairy Free Optionally Vegan
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