Refried Beans

Refried Beans

I use canned beans because I never can remember to soak my beans over night.

Enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom of the pan you’re using
1 can beans
Salsa rojo
Chicken stock

Drain and rinse beans.  Smash ’em with whatever you have handy.  I use a potato masher when I’m at home.  The Mexican chef I used to live with used the bottom of a glass.  My best friend uses a meat mallet. Whatever does it for you.

Add oil to preheated pan

Add beans

Add some chicken stock and salsa roja.  About 1/4 cup each.

Cook until thick, stirring frequently.

Taste.  Adjust seasonings. (Salt primarily)

That’s it.   Garnish with cheese or cilantro if your lil’ heart desires.


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