Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Refried Beans

  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup diced onions

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

2 tablespoons ground coriander

1 tablespoon ground cumin

2 (16-ounce) cans drained, rinsed black beans

1 cup water

1/4 cup chopped cilantro with stems

Salt and pepper


  1. Heat skillet. Add olive oil, onion, garlic, coriander, cumin, and saute until you start to smell the spices. Add beans and 1 cup of water. Let simmer for 15 minutes then start pressing the beans with a potato masher. Add cilantro, salt and pepper and allow to simmer for another 20 minutes. Add water when needed until you reach desired consistency.
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