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Refried Beans

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Refried Beans
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  • Makes: 6 servings

This traditional side dish is versatile, flavorful, and delicious. There are different ways to prepare refried beans. This recipe uses dry beans, oil, garlic, onions, and cumin.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dry pinto beans (sorted and rinsed)
  • 2 garlic (cloves, minced)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

  1. Cook beans and reserve some of the cooking liquid before draining.
  2. Sauté onions and garlic in oil until onions become clear. Add a little water if vegetables stick.
  3. Mash half of the beans, and add to onion and garlic. Continue to sauté for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Allow some of the mashed beans to brown.
  4. Add cumin. Add remaining beans and continue cooking until they are warmed through.
  5. Water or liquid from beans may be added to keep the beans soft and mushy.

Notes

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Source: Washington State WIC Program, The Bold and Beautiful Book of Bean Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe (175g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 197
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 62 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 542 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 197
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 62 mg
Potassium 542 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Copper 271 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 62 mg
Phosphorus 181 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 207 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 43 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
3/4 cups
Protein Foods
2 3/4 ounces

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