Sides/Frijoles Refritos

A: 2C dry pinto beans
B: 2T fat
1 onion, diced
1t espazote or mexican oregano
C: 1 onion, chopped
2T fat
D: 3c garlic, minced
E: kitchen bouquet browning sauce
salt & pepper
1. Soak (A) 6 hours, drain, cover with water, add (B), simmer 2 hours until tender.
2. Saute (C) in medium heat skillet until starting to caramelize, add (D), saute a few more minutes.
3. Add beans and mash into skillet. Add bean water as necessary for consistency.
4. Season and color to taste with (E). Optionally, process until smooth.

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