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Thrive Food Storage Refried Beans

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  Pinto beans 1 Pound
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, diced
  Minced garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Salt 4 Teaspoon (2 - 4 tsp)
  Monterrey jack cheese/Cheddar or mozzarella 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Grated Cheese used)
  Butter/Lard 3 Tablespoon

1. Soak the beans by covering in water, either soaking overnight or quick soaking.
2. Drain the beans and cover in fresh water.

3. Add diced, onion, garlic and salt, bring it to a medium heat. Simmer for a few hours until the beans are tender, making sure you add more water when needed.
4. Once well cooked and the beans start to break up, mash them up using a potato masher.
5. Add in the cheese and butter.
6. Sprinkle some cheese on top and broil in a casserole dish until the cheese is brown or a little soft as desired.

7. Serve as a side dish or as a dip with a bowl of chips.

Things You Will Need
1. Casserole dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
This is the version of the refried beans that Natalie has! This bake is enough to fill the hungry you on those boring days! Watch Natalie show how to make this bean bake.

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