Healthy "Refried" Beans (Serves 4)

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 1 14 Oz Can Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp hot water


1. Heat olive oil in a small heavy bottomed pot.
2. Saute the onions for 5 minutes or until translucent. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
3. Add the pinto beans and salt to the onions and mash with a potato masher or fork.
4. Add water, stir and cook until heat through.
5. Serve.
*Allow to cool, place in appropriate tupperware or ziploc bag and freeze up to 4 months. When ready, defrost in a pot up under low-medium heat until heated through or defrost in fridge for 24 hours.


Cheese for sprinkling on top