Special Gift Offer

Close 2 gift subscriptions for the price of 1

Side Dishes

Spicy Refried Beans

Up the ante with these spicy refried beans. Bacon and reduced salsa give these beans out-of-this-world flavor—you won't be able to stop eating them!

Share Recipe

Ingredients

COOK:

PURÉE:

TOP:

Adjust the heat of these beans by upping the spice level of your preferred salsa.

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450°.

Cook bacon in a saucepan until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Drain all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from pan and increase heat to high.

Stir in salsa and boil until liquid is nearly evaporated, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Purée half the beans, bacon, and salsa in a food processor. Transfer mixture to a bowl and fold in remaining whole beans.

Spread refried beans in a 2-qt. baking dish, cover with foil, and bake 15 minutes. Top beans with queso fresco and cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Tags: Easy, Quick, Side Dishes, Make Ahead, Healthy, Mexican, Cinco De Mayo

Share Recipe:

Latest Cuisine Issue Cover

Subscribe Today and Receive a Free Bonus Book!

Subscribe!

You May Also Like

Looking for a little more inspiration or ideas? With appetizer, snack, breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, side dish, drink, and dessert recipes, from grilling and barbecue to slow cooked, make ahead, and everything in between, we aim to help you in your cooking endeavors with straightforward and flavorful recipes.

Lunch / Dinner

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Side Dishes

Parmesan & Boursin Crostini

Side Dishes

Mango-Cucumber Spring Rolls