Refried Beans

Refried Beans

  • Recipe Serves: 10
  • Prep Time : 5 min
  • Cook Time : 2 Hours 30 min


  • 1 lb. dry pinto beans
  • 1/4 cup lard o vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 3 Knorr® Onion MiniCube(s)
  • 3 Knorr® Garlic MiniCube(s)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. Cover beans with water and soak overnight. Drain and rinse. Cover beans in 2-inches water in a large saucepot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 2 hours or until beans are tender, adding more water if necessary, to keep beans covered.
  2. Process 3 cups beans with cooking liquid in a blender or food processor until smooth. Drain cooking liquid from remaining beans and mash with potato masher. Combined with processed beans.
  3. Heat lard in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook cumin about 30 seconds. Add beans, Knorr® Onion MiniCube(s) and Knorr® Garlic MiniCube(s) and cook about 15 minutes, until thickened, stirring often. Sprinkle with cheese and cook covered about 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size per serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size per serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g