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Refried Mexican Black Beans

Refried Mexican Black Beans Recipe

Delicious refried Mexican black beans!
Course Beans
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8


  • 4 cans black beans - drained and rinsed
  • 6-8 clove garlic - minced
  • 1 large jalapeno - seeded and minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups chicken broth I used two cups water and one heaping teaspoon chicken base
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil


  • In a skillet with sides, saute minced garlic and jalapeno in vegetable oil for two minutes.
  • Add in four cans of drained and rinsed black beans, ground cumin, 2 cups chicken stock (or 2 cups water and chicken base)
  • Bring beans to a simmer.
  • Take a potato smasher and smash about half the beans.
  • Continue to simmer 20-30 minutes, stirring often. Beans will try and stick as they thicken up.
  • Add cheese and stir it in.