Refried Beans

Use to fill tortillas, adding grated cheese, chopped fresh vegetables and salsa to taste...

  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • chili powder to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 18 oz (500 gm) cooked red kidney beans
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Heat the oil and add the onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, and chili if used. Stir fry 2 minutes. Add the beans and stir until everything is heated through. Mash some of the beans if you wish.

    Source: Cooking With Stones by Hilary Howard and Julia Stapleton

    Note: I usually fry the onion until it is soft and cooked through. If you fry it for only 2 minutes, it tends to stay undercooked and a bit too strong in flavour.