Refried Beans

Posted By: Marty

Refried Beans - 03/19/12 01:12 PM

Normally, re-fried beans are made with coconut oil in Belize. While living in America, I've changed the fat to butter. Cooking oil may also be used to replace butter. Re-fried beans can be served as a side dish or topping or dip. To make beans healthier they can be re-fried with olive oil.

Posted By: Marty

Re: Refried Beans - 05/23/12 02:16 PM

Refried Beans for Breakfast

  • Clean and wash 1 or 2lbs of black or red beans grain
  • Soak the beans overnight in water
  • Rinse the beans in the morning
  • Add beans and new water in a pot (Enough to cook them properly)
  • Add a piece of white onion
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Let it simmer in low heat until well cooked
  • Blend the beans with a little bit of the water (Do not make it too thick or thin)
  • Chop 2 garlic clove finely
  • Chop 1 small onion
  • Add the garlic and onion to a frying pan with vegetable oil and fry until slightly golden brown
  • If you desire, you can add cumin powder and/or chopped cilantro to taste
  • Add beans and mix/stir constantly adding more oil if necessary


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