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Refried Beans

Refried Beans

  • Author: A Family Feast
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican


2 tablespoons canola oil

¼ pound pancetta, diced into small pieces

1 cup diced onion

2 cloves minced garlic

¼ cup beef stock

2 cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ teaspoon chili powder

½ teaspoon cumin

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

1 Roma tomato, diced

1 teaspoon oregano

1 tablespoon Rocket Fuel, or your favorite hot sauce


In a large sauté pan over medium heat, cook pancetta in canola oil. Cook pancetta until crisp.

Add onion and sauté 3-5 minutes until onions become tender.

Add garlic and cook 1 minute.

Add in all other ingredients and cook five minutes.

Puree half the mixture with an immersion blender and cook 2 more minutes.

Keywords: refried beans