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Classic Mexican Fried Beans with Onions and Garlic

 

81

Yield

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
lard, bacon or chorizo drippings
1 medium white onion
chopped
4 garlic cloves
peeled, finely chopped
*
4 cups beans
seasoned, cooked, undrained, slightly warm
1 x salt
to taste
*
½ each queso fresco
Mexican, crumbled
*
1 x cheese
dry feta or parmesan, for garnish
*
1 x tortilla chips
for garnish
*

Directions

In a large well seasoned or nonstick skillet, heat the oil or pork fat over medium heat.

Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until deep golden, about 10 minutes.

Stir in the garlic, cook for a minute or so, then use a slotted spoon to scoop in about ¼ of the beans, leaving most of the liquid behind.

With a bean or potato masher, or the back of a large spoon, mash the beans into a coarse puree.

Add another portion of the beans, mash them in, and continue until all the beans have been added and coarsely mashed.

Add about a cup of bean liquid or water and stir frequently over the heat until the beans are still a little soupier than you'd like to serve them (they'll thicken as they sit.)

Taste and season with salt if needed.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 342g (12.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 35127% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 1054mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 15g 59%
Sugars g
Protein 28g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 15% Iron 25%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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