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Refried Beans

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Ingredients
  Dried pinto beans/Pink beans 1 Pound
  Onions 2 Medium, diced
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Hot bacon drippings/Butter / margarine / lard 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Thoroughly wash and drain beans; discard any foreign material.
Combine beans in a 3-quart pan with water and onions.
Soak in cold water overnight or bring to a boil, cover, and remove from heat for 1 hour.
Return to heat, bring to a boil, then cover and simmer (adding more water, if needed) until beans are very tender and mash readily (about 3 hours).
Drain and mash beans with potato masher or electric mixer, adding bacon drippings.
Mix well; continue cooking, stirring frequently, until beans are thickened and fat is absorbed.
Add salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Bean

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