New Mexico Refried Bean Recipe

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How to make authentic Mexican refried beans?

Instructions

  • Rinse the beans and remove any dirt or pebbles. In a bowl add beans and 3 cups of water. ...
  • Drain the water and add beans to a 3 to 4-quart saucepan. Add 3 cups of fresh water, onion, oil, and salt.
  • Bring to a simmer and partially cover. Simmer until fully tender about 1 to 2 hours. ...
  • Drain the beans, but save the broth. ...

How do you make Mexican restaurant refried beans?

Stovetop Directions

  • Put beans into a pot and cover beans with at least 3 inches of water – about 3 quarts for 2 1/2 cups of dry beans.
  • Bring to a boil and then lower heat to simmer, covered, for about 2½ hours. ...
  • Saute the bay leaves, cilantro stems, chopped onion, and garlic cloves with the bacon drippings. ...
  • Discard the bay leaves and add the mixture to the beans.

How can I make refried beans?

Making the Refried Beans

  • In a large skillet, heat the butter over medium heat. ...
  • Add the cumin and oregano, saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add about 3 ½ cups of beans and saute for 2 minutes. ...
  • Turn the heat to low. ...
  • For a smoother consistency, continue to crush using the potato masher, or use a handheld immersion blender to puree the beans. ...

How to make canned refried beans taste better?

“To make one can of refried beans taste better really fast, add 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt or garlic salt,” she tells me. “Then stir in about 1/4 cup of water to thin the mixture, since canned refried beans are always too thick and need to be thinned.”

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