Refried Beans


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Homemade, low fat, refried beans. A delicious, simple to make, slow cooker recipe

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Necedah, WI

Time needed

15 min preparation + 8 hour cooking

Serving Size / Yield

10 / 15 servings


  • 3 C Dry pinto beans (rinsed)
  • 2 Tbs Minced garlic
  • 1 Onion (peeled, cut in half)
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 3/4 tsp Fresh ground black pepper
  • 5 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Ground cumin
  • 9 C Water

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Place all ingredients into a slow cooker. Stir to combine. Cook on high for 8 hours, adding more water if needed.
Note: If more than one cup of water evaporates during cooking, then the temp is too high.

Once cooked, strain the bean mixture, reserving the liquid. Place mixture into a food processor* and process, adding the reserved liquid as needed to attain desired consistency.

*May use a potato masher

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