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Refried Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon J Miller

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup shortening or bacon drippings, divided
5 cups drained, cooked or canned red, pink or pinto beans
3/4 to 1 cup water
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp chili powder
Salt

Directions:
Directions:
Heat shortening or drippings in heavy skillet. Mash 1 cup beans into drippings. Add a second cup beans and about 3 T water; mash beans as they are added. Repeat until all beans are used. Add garlic, chili powder and salt to taste. Heat, uncovered, until beans are thickened; stir occasionally.
Serve as a side dish.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 cups
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One 16 ounce can beans contains about 1 2/3 cups drained beans.

 

 

 

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