How to Cook Refried Beans

This is a simple recipe for refried beans.

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How to Cook Refried Beans Recipe
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Cook your beans. I stored mine overnight.

Cook your beans. I stored mine overnight.

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Dice your jalapeño, onion and garlic

Dice your jalapeño, onion and garlic

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3
Bring a sauté pan to medium heat and butter it

Bring a sauté pan to medium heat and butter it

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Add your onion and cook on medium heat until translucent

Add your onion and cook on medium heat until translucent

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Add the garlic. I decided to add some salt and pepper at this stage

Add the garlic. I decided to add some salt and pepper at this stage

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Add the jalapeño. Cooking until fragrant.

Add the jalapeño. Cooking until fragrant.

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Add a third of your beans and simmer for a moment

Add a third of your beans and simmer for a moment

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Carefully transfer the mixture to a blender

Carefully transfer the mixture to a blender

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Add a 1/2 cup of veg stock or until covering the blade and your mixture. Then blend for 15 seconds on medium/high.

Add a 1/2 cup of veg stock or until covering the blade and your mixture. Then blend for 15 seconds on medium/high.

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Transfer the blended mixture back to your sauté pan and bring back to medium heat

Transfer the blended mixture back to your sauté pan and bring back to medium heat

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Add the remaining beans and wait for them to get warm

Add the remaining beans and wait for them to get warm

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Using a wooden spoon start to gently mash down the beans

Using a wooden spoon start to gently mash down the beans

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If you added too much liquid just cook it down and stir regularly!

If you added too much liquid just cook it down and stir regularly!

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When you're done your beans will be thick. While the pan is cooling make sure to use your wooden spoon to incorporate the fond (brown bits) into your beans. Season to taste.

When you're done your beans will be thick. While the pan is cooling make sure to use your wooden spoon to incorporate the fond (brown bits) into your beans. Season to taste.

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While suitable for a side I am using the beans as the base for a vegetarian taco!

While suitable for a side I am using the beans as the base for a vegetarian taco!

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I've added some other items on top. Enjoy!

I've added some other items on top. Enjoy!

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