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Spicy Refried Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

2 cups

Need a quick appetizer? All you need is a can of refried beans, jalapeno pepper, seasonings and cheese. Serve with tortilla chips on the side for scooping. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Spicy Refried Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, jalapeno and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in the beans, water, hot pepper sauce, cumin, chili powder and cayenne. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 95 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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