Refried Beans Recipe

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


Submitted by ajskm7

Makes 8 servings



This is a great way to get protien in a low fat way. Full of fiber and good nutrition. Enjoy in healthy wrap, burrito, or as a dip. If you don't mash the beans and leave out the spread to add beans to soups and salads.

Recipe Ingredients for Refried Beans

2 1/2 cups of dry pinto beans (about 1 lb or 450gm)
3 quarts of water
1/2 cup chopped onion (optional)
2 tbls Smart Balance 67% Buttery Spread
1/4 cup water

Recipe Directions for Refried Beans

  1. Clean the dried beans and rinse.

  2. put in a pan with the 3 quarts of water.

  3. bring to a boil, and boil for 2 1/2 hours until beans are soft and skin begins to crack.

  4. strain water off of beans.

  5. In a skillet saute onions until tranlucent.

  6. add beans and mash

  7. add smart balance spread

  8. add water as needed to keep beans from drying out.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 433.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
41mg
2%
Potassium
854mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
38.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
9.4g
38%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 8% Iron 17%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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