Mexican Refried Beans
An ultimate comfort food, Mexican refried beans are just that--pinto beans fried after their original cooking with lard, onions, and garlic. Worth the extra time to make them yourself, refried beans are a fantastic, fresh-cooked side to any Mexican meal.
Refried beans and salsa stand in for marinara sauce in this tasty Mexican Pizza recipe. Take the toppings South of the border, too, by sprinkling on corn, chopped avocado and cilantro.
These super-stuffed burritos are filled with strips of grilled steak and meaty portobello mushrooms.
Pre-made refried beans, guacamole and salsa make it possible to toss together this showstopping Mexican dip in a matter of minutes.
The hot and spicy taco flavor of this ground beef and double bean chili will chase away winter's chills.
Huaraches, masa tortillas piled with toppings are a popular street food in Mexico. Try this homemade variation that calls for slow roasted pork carnitas.
When you need dinner in a hurry, these hearty tacos go together in next to no time.
Grilling the vegetables--onion, asparagus, sweet pepper, zucchini, and yellow squash--to fill these vegetarian fajitas makes them extra good. Refried beans and cheese add protein.
Canned refried beans, salsa, and purchased guacamole make a simple filler for tortillas in this recipe. Try it for a quick vegetarian lunch or dinner.
Similar to the classic seven-layer dip, this Mexican appetizer layers salsa, black beans, queso fresco cheese and more over refried beans. Scoop up a serving with crunchy tortilla chips.