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Let's Make Quick and Easy Refried Beans
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The best creamy refried beans made with canned pinto beans (or black beans) for a shortcut dish that tastes just as good as a restaurant.
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  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 15 oz. canned pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup vegetable broth (or chicken broth)
  • Salt and pepper
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Step 1 Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a skillet.
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Step 2 Add the onion, garlic, and peppers if you are using them. Cook for 4-5 minutes until onion begins to soften.
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Step 3 Add the beans and broth. Cook for about 5 minutes until beans are warm.
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Step 4 Turn off the heat and season with salt and pepper. Mash the beans using a spoon or potato masher (preferred method) or pulse in a food processor/blender to your desired texture.
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