• Glenn Wilson
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    Homemade Refried Beans (Frijoles Refritos) is one of the easiest and yummiest Mexican foods to make. This creamy and vegetarian recipe makes a perfect side dish to any meal.


    Refried beans are a staple in Mexican cooking. The word “refritos” means “well-fried.” It does not mean “fried again.”

    Here’s a simple vegetarian recipe for Frijoles Refritos (or refried beans) that are delicious and good for you too.

    You can always buy a can of pinto beans. That is sacrilegious in my family and most Mexican families. Fresh is the only way in Mexican cooking. But, canned beans are a huge time-saver.

    Mamá Maggie's Kitchen Refried Beans (or Frijoles Refritos).

    Mexican Refried Beans. How to Make Mexican Refried Beans

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    If you use a Pressure Cooker to cook the beans:
    There will be more cracked beans than pinto beans cooked on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.

    They are also more mushy, but if you’re making yummy and creamy refried beans or sticking them in a soup, this isn’t a problem.

    Full natural release is better than quick release. It will help prevent all of the above.

    Mamá Maggie's Kitchen Instant Pot Pinto Beans NO SOAK.

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