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Miss eating refried beans, and sick of black? Make Vegan Tacos! Or Bean dip!
If you are looking for healthier refried beans look no further!
Forget the bacon fat *bacon grease* and enjoy your VEGAN beans. Yum Yum!

This recipe is from scratch. Seems self-explanatory but one of my in-laws was AMAZED that I made my own refried beans. :) That made me smile. Now YOU TOO can be amazing like me. :)

Posted by Felecity W. from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See Felecity W.'s 82 projects »
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  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 1
    Step 1

    First follow my other tutorial on cooking VEGAN Pinto beans.
    Yes, I am a bossy one....

    OR...You can use beans from a can. They will not taste HALF as good though..consider yourself warned.

  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 2
    Step 2

    Ignore my ugly pan and pour some Olive oil or vegetable oil into a pan. Heat to med/low heat.

    Since I was doing a big batch of beans I put enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan.

  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fill your pan with cold/warm cooked pinto beans. Make sure there is a decent amount of liquid. If you use a pasta spoon to get the beans you should be ok.

    Now the fun part..

  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using a bean masher or potato masher MASH, MASH, MASH the beans. Sing a song about it if you want!

    Once your beans are sufficiently mashed, turn the heat to medium low.

    The beans will be watery at this point.

    note* you can use a fork to mash, it just takes a long time.

  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 5
    Step 5

    Occasionally stirring your beans, let them reach the desired consistency.

    Scrap the baked bits off the sides. This is the best part!

    Check your seasonings, add a dash of chili for some kick. Cilantro and a dash of lime work well together.

  • How to cook beans. Vegan Refried Beans - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now the easy part, make tacos!

    Or...you can make bean dip! I like to stir in some chili, cheese and a little cilantro and lime. Let the cheese melt and put into a big bowl with some yummy chips!

    Let me know what you guys think. If you try doing this upload a picture of your yummy creation!

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Melissa Beth
Melissa Beth · McLean, Virginia, US · 81 projects
Yum! I hope you come back and post more of your recipes!
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