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Fat Free Refried Beans

So, if we’re being honest, I usually buy the Old El Paso Fat Free Refried beans in a can….but if you want to kick your refried beans up a notch, this is a really great and fast way to make canned red beans taste like true refried beans with great macros in 15 minutes.

Fat Free Refried Beans

So, if we’re being honest, I usually buy the Old El Paso Fat Free Refried beans in a can….but if you want to kick your refried beans up a notch, this is a really great and fast way to make canned red beans taste like true refried beans with great macros in 15 minutes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Sides
Servings 6 servings
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small Onion chopped fine
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 15 oz can Cooked Pinto Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 8 oz can plain tomato sauce

Instructions
 

  • Saute onions in a medium pot sprayed with non stick cooking spray for 5 minutes until translucent.
  • Add garlic, cumin, salt. Cook for 1 more minute. Add water by the tablespoon if it starts to dry out or burn.
  • Add beans and mash with a potato masher until almost completely mashed but with some lumps.
  • Add tomato sauce and mix. Cook until heated through adding water by the tablespoon if needed to thin it out.
  • Remove from heat and serve.

Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Fat Free Refried Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.3g0%
Saturated Fat 0.004g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.001g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g
Sodium 711mg31%
Potassium 381mg11%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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