The Best Ever Refried Black Beans

4.7 from 3 reviews

This new take on the traditional Mexican side dish is flavored with authentic spices, mashed to the perfect texture, and has added zing from creamy goat cheese.




  1. Prepare garlic and onion as described above.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil to medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add black beans and seasonings to skillet. Cook for 5-7 minutes until heated throughout.
  4. Using the back of a spoon, mash black beans to desired consistency. Stir and continue cooking.
  5. Add vegetable broth. Stir to combine. If the beans are too dry, add more broth to reach your desired consistency.
  6. Add goat cheese. Stir to combine.
  7. Serve hot with fresh cilantro and tortillas. Enjoy.


Keywords: black beans, refried beans, vegetarian, gluten free, mexican, beans, side dish