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Homemade Refried Beans

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.12

$0.12 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 vegetarian,vegan,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan side dish
spoonacular Score:16%

Spoonacular Score: 16%

 

Homemade Refried Beans might be just the side dish you are searching for. For 12 cents per serving, this recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 87 calories, 3g of protein, and 5g of fat. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. Head to the store and pick up salt and pepper, cayenne pepper, cumin, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 17%. This score is rather bad. Try Homemade Refried Beans, Homemade white refried beans, and Easy homemade refried beans for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps canola oil
canola oil
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin
cumin
0.5
0.5  onion
onion
1 cup
1 cup dry pinto beans
dry pinto beans
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
2 Tbsps canola oil
2 Tbsps
canola oil
0.25 tsps cayenne pepper
0.25 tsps
cayenne pepper
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp
cumin
0.5  onion
0.5
onion
1 cup dry pinto beans
1 cup
dry pinto beans
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper

Equipment

potato masher
potato masher
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
sauce pan
sauce pan
pot
pot
potato masher
potato masher
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
sauce pan
sauce pan
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. Place beans in a pot and cover with 2-3 inches of water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low, so that the beans come to a soft boil. Partially cover pot with lid. Let beans cook, checking for doneness every 15-30 minutes, then stirring and adding more water, if necessary. Cook until beans are done to your preference. Drain beans and reserve until ready to fry. Beans may be refrigerated if not frying within a few hours.
  2. When ready to fry beans, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat and add onions when oil is hot. Let cook until onions begin to turn golden, about 10 minutes. Add in cumin and stir, then add beans. Mash beans with a fork, the back of a wooden spoon, or a potato masher and stir. Continue until most beans are completely mashed. Some bean pieces are okay. Stir in cayenne pepper and season liberally with salt and pepper. If desired, dilute beans down to a creamier texture by adding water, 1 Tbsp at a time, until they reach your desired consistency.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.12
Ingredient
2 tablespoons canola oil
¼ teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
½ onion
1 cup dry pinto beans
Price
$0.08
$0.06
$0.13
$0.12
$0.31
$0.69

Tips

Health Tips

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

Green Tips

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
87 Calories
2g Protein
4g Total Fat
8g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
87
4%

Fat
4g
8%

  Saturated Fat
0.39g
2%

Carbohydrates
8g
3%

  Sugar
0.5g
1%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
195mg
8%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
5%

Folate
50µg
13%

Fiber
2g
11%

Manganese
0.15mg
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Iron
0.84mg
5%

Phosphorus
46mg
5%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

Potassium
145mg
4%

Magnesium
16mg
4%

Vitamin B1
0.06mg
4%

Vitamin B6
0.08mg
4%

Copper
0.07mg
3%

Selenium
1µg
3%

Zinc
0.31mg
2%

Calcium
18mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.02mg
1%

Vitamin C
1mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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