Betty's Semi-Homemade Refried Beans

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Dec. 23, 2012

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Semi-Homemade Refried Beans. This recipe dresses up canned pinto beans to make an excellent side dish for a Mexican dinner.


Extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , mince (or toasted garlic)
Pinto beans 15 Ounce , undrained (1 can)
Salt To Taste



1. Place a large pan over medium flame and heat olive oil in it.

2. Drop garlic in hot oil. Stir constantly and cook until soft.

3. Add pinto beans and give it a good stir. Turn the heat to low.

4. With potato masher or back of a spoon, mash beans to desired consistency.

5. Taste and season beans with salt.


6. Serve semi-homemade refried beans hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 849Calories from Fat 128

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 220 mg9.17%

Total Carbohydrates 135 g45%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 46 g92%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet