Traditional Refried Beans

Frijoles Refritos Tradicionales

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX

By Claudia Sandoval

Published 2016

  • About

Along with Traditional Guacamole, traditional refried beans are one of the recipes I get the most requests for. Depending on where you come from in Mexico, “traditional refried beans” can mean many things, including soft saucy beans (frijoles caldudos) or dry refried beans, which are usually a day old, super-fatty, and ridiculously yummy. I started making my version of this side dish when I was just five years old and have been making it for more th