Fat Free Refried Beans

Fat Free Refried Beans


"These fat free refried beans are great to use in enchiladas, tacos or even as a spread."


25 m servings 134 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1044 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl mash 2/3 cup of beans to a smooth paste.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the remaining beans with the water. When heated through, stir in garlic, pepper, salt and liquid smoke.
  3. Stir the bean paste into the whole beans and mix well. Stir in the onion and cook for 10 minutes, or until onions are slightly cooked.
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  1. 118 Ratings


I made two version of the refried beans: One with black beans, and the other with pinto beans. I enjoyed the pinto beans better,but both were delicious. I added a few extra ingredients: bee...

5 stars with these changes: used 2 (15oz) cans pintos (drained & rinsed), added chili powder and cumin, used only 1/2 tsp of garlic salt and just a DASH of liquid smoke, mashed the whole thing ...

I've always wanted to make my own refried beans and being that I needed them for a recipe and didn't have the canned stuff in the house, this was the perfect opportunity. I too used pinto beans,...

I made these with pinto beans (Joan of Arc, which when I read the label it said fat = 0, so I'll believe that mine were fat free) but only because I didn't think that the kids would eat the blac...

This was a great starting recipe. I added a couple of pinches of cumin, a pinch of cayenne, more garlic and a little chili powder and made a quesadilla with salsa and cheese. Yum!

Bravo. Excellent recipe. I changed a bit because I had only kidney beans in the house. I added beef broth instead of water and used a little less liquid smoke and salt than called for. I topp...

I liked it a lot. I ended up putting a lot of hot sauce in it and hot peppers...then rice to calm it down...and beans, corn and some other stuff. But, it was really good! Thank you! I'll make it...

I thought this recipe was okay but I found the liquid smoke too overpowering. One thing that bothers me though... the name of this recipe. The beans have fat in them. :(

best beans that I have ever had!!!