Instant Pot Refried Beans

If you love the flavor of refried beans but would rather avoid the lard they are typically cooked in, you'll love this easy, fat-free version made in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Refried Beans

Mexican night happens at least once a week in my house, whether it's tacos , enchiladas , tostadas and more! These healthy refried beans are the perfect side dish for any of these dishes.

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Instead of cooking the beans twice, as you would with traditional refried beans, you simply cook pinto beans until tender and then mash them until creamy. These make a flavorful and filling side dish. If you enjoy leftovers, double the recipe so you can use them in burritos or tacos later in the week.

This recipe is adapted from The Fresh \& Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook by Megan Gilmore . I followed her recipe exact with the exception of the added toppings, and a squeeze of lime juice. They were delicious!

What beans are used to make refried beans?

Pinto Beans are most often used to make refried beans, which are tender, creamy and have a slightly sweet, earthy flavor. They mash easily which makes them the perfect bean for refried beans. Black beans, however can be used in place of pinto beans if you desire.

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