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Refried Black Beans

Cuisine: Mexican
Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 160g / 5.6ozDried black beans
1/2   Onion - in 1 piece
  Water - as needed
2 sections  Epazote
  Salt - to taste
  Oil - for frying

Recipe Instructions

Do not pre-soak beans. Wash well and drain. Place in large saucepan. Add onion and 8 cups water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, loosely covered, 2 hours.

Add salt to taste, and epazote. Continue to cook until beans are very soft, 1 to 2 more hours. Add water as needed to keep beans covered.

When beans are done, heat about 3 tablespoons oil in skillet. Add beans and some of their liquid and mash well. Fry until beans form a soft paste.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 152 calories; 305 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 11 grams fat; 12 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams protein; 0.82 gram fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 05-03-2000


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