Low-Fat Homestyle Refried Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Low-fat Homestyle Refried Beans recipe? Learn how to make Low-fat Homestyle Refried Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by janicelynne

Makes 6 servings



A real nice side to a spicy Mexican dish. And these are so much tastier than canned refried beans, while still taking advantage of canned rather than dried beans. The recipe comes from Light & Tasty.

Recipe Ingredients for Low-fat Homestyle Refried Beans

1/3 cup onions, finely chopped
2 tsp canola oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
15 ounce pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup water
2 tsp lime juice

Recipe Directions for Low-fat Homestyle Refried Beans

  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion in oil until tender.

  2. Stir in the garlic, cumin, salt and cayenne; cook and stir for 1 minute.

  3. Add beans and mash (I use a potato masher).

  4. Add water; cook and stir until heated through and water is absorbed. It only takes a few minutes.

  5. Remove from heat, and stir in lime juice.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 91.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
1020mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
42.1g
14%
Dietary Fiber
11.1g
44%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
14.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 8% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
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