Spicy Cheesy Refried Beans

Spicy Cheesy Refried Beans

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"These refried beans are spiced up with garlic, onions, and cream cheese. I serve this as a side dish when we have tacos."


40 m servings 224 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 541 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion becomes translucent, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Cook and stir refried beans into onion mixture until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir cream cheese into bean mixture. Spread mixture into a pie plate; top with Cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 20 minutes.
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  1. 31 Ratings


Just when my family thought that refried beans couldn't get any better........someone adds cream cheese. I only made one change and that was using pepper-jack instead of cheddar. We fought over ...

This is a delicious refried bean recipe! Adding the cream cheese... what a great idea! This side dish will give your main dish some hefty competition for center stage. I also didn't have spicy r...

Well, this was not the prettiest thing, but boy was it yummy! I only had regular refreid beans, so I used those and added a bit of cayenne in with the mix. My cream cheese was right out of the f...

I have made this recipe twice now. The first time I made it as written (ok, I doubled it because I had an 8 ounce block of cream cheese to use up) and it was ok. The second time I chopped up 4 j...

When my kids tell me something is sooo good it rates top with me! So simple to make and very tasty. I don't know if they'll eat their refried beans plain ever again! Thanks for a great recipe!

This is absolutely AMAZING! Tried this out for our new neighbors and the dish was a masterpiece hit. Everyone kept going back for seconds, thirds, and fourths... the kids loved it as well. I did...

Fantastic refried beans! I loved them leftover too. Will make again and add some green onion and sour cream as a garnish. Thanks to Lindsay on the Buzz for recommending this dish.

Delicious! I wanted to eat the whole dish. My kids usually dont like refried beans as a side, but they actually ate it all. No leftovers for me! I guess I will have to make it again.

The only thing I do different is use 1T bacon grease instead of butter, and 3 cans of beans is the right proportion to the remaining ingredients. Otherwise, it is too strong.The Cream Cheese is ...