Refried Black Beans Recipe

Refried Black Beans

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 white onion small
  • 38 oz. black beans
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Drain the black beans, and reserve 1/2 cup of the liquid.
  • Peel the onion, and cut it in half. Cut half-moons of onions, and cook until translucent (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add the beans, the liquid, salt, childi powder, and black pepper. Heat to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • As the liquid disappears, mash the beans to create a thick paste.