Lime Cilantro Refried Beans Servings: 7 (about 3oz each) Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

  • Gluten Free Vegetarian
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1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
2 (15oz) cans Mrs. Grimes® Pinto Beans (drained, rinsed)
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
3 to 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves


In large nonstick skillet, cook onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. In food processor, combine beans, onion mixture, chili powder, cumin, lime peel and juice, water and cilantro. Cover; process 30 seconds or until smooth. In same skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Spoon bean mixture into skillet. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated and desired consistency, stirring frequently. If mixture is thicker than desired, stir in a little water.

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