Refried beans

Mexican gastronomy use most of the times two types of beans: carioca and black. Beans are part of daily meals across the country, in casserole or refried -with oil, milk or lard- is the Mexican dish for excellence. In northern Mexico people eat carioca beans while in central and southern Mexico people prefer black beans.

Refried beans

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  • Yield: 8
  • Difficulty: medium


  • 1/2 Lb Carioca or black beans
  • 2 tbs Lard
  • 1 Cup Fresh cheese, Panela cheese or Manchego cheese
  • 1/4 Onion
  • Salt to taste
  • Water


  1. In a expres cooker add beans, add salt and garlic and cover with water and cook for 90 minutes. You need to add water continuously before beans are dry.

  2. In a skillet add lard, then fry onion until is transparent, then add beans and mash with a flatter. Serve hot and add fresh cheese or panela cheese.

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