Refried Beans | Frijoles Refritos

by Lola

2 cups Frijoles de la Olla drained
1 cup bean broth (or water)
3 tablespoons lard or olive oil
Salt (to taste)
½ cup queso cotija crumbled

Prepare cast-iron skillet with lard or oil over high heat. When very hot, add beans and mash until smooth, moving frequently to avoid burning.
Add bean broth or water until beans reach desired consistency.Test, by running a flat wooden spatula down the middle of the beans. They should stay slightly separated and not run together.
Serve hot with topped with crumbled cotija cheese.

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Categories: Rice, Soups, and Sides

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