Easy Fiesta Beans

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.

Recipe from EatingWell
Easy Fiesta Beans
SERVINGS
12
YIELD
6 servings, generous 1/2 cup each
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
15 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 16 ounce can nonfat refried beans, preferably spicy
  • 1 15 ounce can no-salt-added pinto beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  • 2/3 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 scallions, sliced
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Directions
1. 
Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler.
2. 
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) 151.45, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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