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Mexican Refried Beans by The Greedy Fox

Mexican Refried Beans Recipe by The Greedy Fox

The best Mexican Refried Beans Recipe. Before we began cutting out processed food we would always buy refried beans in a tin, but after we first made these Mexican Refried Beans we have never looked back. The reason this delicious recipe is so much better than a tin is that generally the tins only contain pinto beans, water, oil and onion powder. This is why this recipe has so much flavour. Its made with The Greedy Fox Mexican Seasoning, which is a blend of  garlic, cumin, our special paprika blend, sea salt, coriander, onion, black pepper, chilli and oregano.

Any Mexican dish you make will be elevated with this side dish.


1 Small white onion, roughly diced

1 Tin Black Pinto or Adnuki beans

1-2 tsp The Greedy Fox Mexican Seasoning

1 Bay Leaf

1 Veg stock cube

Chopped chilli [optional]

1-2 Tsp oil


Saute the onion in the oil over a medium heat until the onion is translucent, add The Greedy Fox Mexican Seasoning and the bay leaf and the chilli if using, continue cooking for a min or two until the spices release their aroma.

Tip in the beans and their juices add the stock cube, simmer over a medium heat for 15mins stirring occasionally until the beans have absorbed all the juices and look thick and stodgy.

Garnish with more chilli. [optional]

Perfect with The Greedy Fox Best Fajitas

Or even as sandwich filler. We even like refried beans as a dip!!!

Remember our kits are multiple use meal kits, one pot will make between 4 and 5 delicious family meals. Our seasoning blends are also perfect for people who meal prep, making your food tasty and healthy. They contain no additives or nasties and whilst we cannot guarantee any cross contamination (but rest assured we are working on it), our daughter is coeliac so our products are naturally gluten free.

#dairyfree #Mexican #Vegetarian #Vegan #glutenfree

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