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.

Easy Fiesta Beans

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Servings: 12
Yield: 6 servings, generous 1/2 cup each
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
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  • 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
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) 151.45, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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