|Recipe for Refried Beans from the Southwestern section.
Refried Beans (Frijoles Refritos)
1/2 cup lard or vegetable oil
2 cups Boiled Pinto Beans or Beans from the Pot
2 tablespoons chile powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Heat lard in a skillet over medium heat until hot. Add pinto beans; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mash beans, then stir in remaining ingredients. Add oil to skillet if necessary. Cook and stir until a smooth paste forms, about 5 minutes.
Garnish with shredded cheese, if desired.
We hope you enjoy your freshly made Refried Beans. This recipe came from Southwestern's, if you'd liked this recipe, there may be many others you'll find delicious as well.