Lean “Refried” Beans

The lean refried beans recipe is a must-try


  • 1 can (15 -ounce) pinto beans (or 12⁄3 cups cooked)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder, or dry or fresh minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons catsup

Number of Servings : 7


  1. Drain and rinse beans. Pour beans out on a plate; mash with a fork.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients; mix thoroughly.
  3. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight so that the flavors can mellow and combine.

The seasonings and quantities in this recipe may be varied according to personal taste; for example, ½ teaspoon chili powder would add color and hotter taste.