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Black Refried Beans

Black Refried Beans


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed, divided

  • 1 can chopped green chilies (4 ounces)

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Place a medium size skillet over medium heat with two turns of the pan of oil, about 2 tablespoons. Add 1 can of beans, the chilies and cumin to the pan and mash the beans up with the back of a wooden spoon.

Stir in the remaining can of beans. Season the mixture with salt and pepper and continue cooking to heat through, 2-3 more minutes. Serve warm.