Refried Beans

Mexico's staple bean dish - nutritious, delicious and versatile

5 mins

15 mins


Also works a treat with: Any tinned beans in water

Book: How to be a Taco Legend (p198)

Goes great with: Any Mexican meal!

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Refried beans are a staple food in Mexico. Cheap, nutritious, delicious and extremely versatile, they're served as a side dish, as a filling for tacos, quesadillas or burritos and even in the morning alongside Mexico's favourite breakfast huevos rancheros!

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5 mins

15 mins



4 as a side


Low Effort

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  • 2 x 400g tins of black beans - including all the liquid from the tins
  • 50g white cheese (eg feta, Lancashire etc) to serve (optional) - crumbled
  • 50g lard or 50ml oil

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