Not-Fried Refried Beans

These not-fried refried beans are such an easy, family favorite!

Not-Fried Refried Beans || Erin Brighton | gluten free | side dish | easy recipes
We LOVE these organic canned black beans …

We love to have beans with our tacos on Taco Tuesdays but I never buy canned refried beans anymore because my kids just wouldn’t eat them. Honestly, now that I make up these not-fried refried beans, I don’t blame them. This version is so much tastier!!

Grab a can of your favorite beans – really any type of bean will work. All you need is some onion, garlic, a little olive oil, and a dash of coarse sea salt and you will have yourself some yummy not-fried refried beans in minutes.

 

Not-Fried Refried Beans

This easy not-fried refried beans are a perfect side dish for Taco Tuesday
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Erin Brighton

Ingredients

  • 1 can of beans , drained
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic , smashed or diced
  • A few slices of onion , chopped
  • A drizzle of olive oil
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Cilantro or parsley , chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine the garlic, onion, coarse sea salt and olive oil in a small saucepan and heat on medium-low. Stir until the onion and garlic are almost translucent.
  2. Add the can of drained beans. Stir well to incorporate the onions and garlic. Heat through for a minute or two.
  3. Using a potato masher or pastry blender, mash the beans. Stir well. Mash again. If you want to add cilantro or parsley, add it at the very end. Serve!

 

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