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Easy Refried Beans
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Yield: 4 servings

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  • 2 (15.5 oz.) cans of pinto beans
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  1. Drain and rinse the pinto beans.

  2. Add the oil to a heated saucepan. Sauté the onion until it's translucent. Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

  3. Add the chili powder, cumin and salt. Stir. Pour in the pinto beans and water. Bring to a simmer and cook for 7 minutes.

  4. Turn off the heat and add the lime juice. Use a potato masher to break down the beans until creamy.