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Refried Beans

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Category: Mexican, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Dried pinto beans
  • 1 tb Sugar
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1/2 c Bacon drippings
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 c Bacon drippings


ick over Beans to remove rocks and bad Beans. Wash and put in large ot
with Sugar. Add enough cold Water to cover* and heat to bOiling. over and
simmer for 3 hours or until Beans are soft, adding addition- l Water when
necessary* during cooking. Add 1/2 cup bacon drippings, alt and Garlic.
Cook at least 1 hour more, stirring occasionally. n be cooked for more than
4 hours or overnight if there is enough ater. Heat 1/4 cup bacon drippings
or lard in a large skillet and add eans. Stir frequently, until Beans are
reheated. Mash with a fork r potato masher. Brown Beans until dry and a
little crusty, stirring requently. Add Salt, if needed, to taste. ote 1:
*Begin with Water at least twice as deep as Beans. When eans have finished
swelling, add liquid as needed to keep level a ittle above the top of the
Beans. ote 2: Bacon drippings or lard give the best flavor, but for those
oncerned with cholesterol levels, vegetable Oil may be substituted. ote 3:
If desired, one or more of the following may be added to eans during
frying. Grated Cheese to taste Chopped Chilis Diced Onion Crisp,
crumbled bacon Note 4: If Beans become to thick, thin with a little

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