Easy Fiesta Beans
Recipe from EatingWell

An easy, tasty way to jazz up canned refried and pinto beans for the perfect side to accompany any Tex-Mex meal. Opt for fat-free refried beans and no-salt-added pinto beans to keep this dish as healthy as possible.

by 7  people

add your rating
add a comment
savings in
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  16  ounce can 
    nonfat refried beans, preferably spicy
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  15  ounce can 
    no-salt-added pinto beans, rinsed
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    prepared salsa
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2/3  cup 
    shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
  • see savings
    On Sale
    scallions, sliced

Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler.
Combine refried beans, pinto beans, salsa and 1/3 cup cheese in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until the mixture is hot and the cheese is melted, 6 to 8 minutes. Spoon the bean mixture into a 2-quart baking dish and sprinkle with the remaining 1/3 cup cheese and scallions. Broil until the cheese is lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 169, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 21, fiber (g) 7, pro. (g) 10, sodium (mg) 519, Potassium (mg) 64, calcium (mg) 151, Starch () 2, Lean Meat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Related Recipe
Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles
Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Everyone gets an individual portion with this vegetarian, Tex-Mex mini casserole. A normal-size casserole like this would take close to an hour to bake--these are ready in half the time. Heatproof ramekins are a cook's best friend--we use them all the time to hold ingredients while cooking. You can buy them at most grocery stores.

Meatless Monday: Black Bean Burgers for Dinner Tonight
... the ingredient list was for these easy Black Bean Nacho Burgers and I checked my pantry to make sure I had... as we've gotten into a real rice-and-bean rut. I recently heard a friend talk about how much her young... son loves black bean burgers, so I went on the hunt for a recipe to try. As soon as I saw how short... read more...
Southwestern Skillet: Easy Chicken Recipes
... dish that's easy to prepare. A can of corn, some black beans, and a little bit of onion and zucchini...When it comes to easy chicken recipes, this Southwest Chicken Skillet dish is just what you been... winter weather, but it's also ready in a flat 30 minutes, making it a dish that's as quick and easy... read more...
Easy Vegetarian Recipes that Work in Winter
... Beans and tomatoes replace the meat in this surprisingly easy recipe. If you're in a rush, you can use...It's easy to be a vegetarian in the summer. The season's bounty of fresh produce provides plenty..., and also a great part of many easy vegetarian recipes. Furthermore, your favorite cold-weather comfort... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products