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Refried Beans Recipe

Lil' Luna
Get perfectly creamy restaurant style refried beans by adding just THREE extra ingredients to your canned beans! These refried beans are perfect served as a dip, side, or filling for burritos and tacos!
5 from 22 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 262 kcal


  • 30 oz Refried Beans
  • 1/4 cup crisco shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1-2 cups cheese


  • Combine Beans, shortening and milk in a pot over medium heat. Stir vigorously with fork or wire whisk until silky smooth. Add cheese and let melt before serving. Enjoy with warm tortillas or tortilla chips.



Calories: 262kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 11gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 944mgPotassium: 54mgFiber: 5gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 350IUCalcium: 213mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword Refried Beans
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