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Refried Beans

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jalapeño, minced (optional)
  • 2 15-ounce cans pinto beans
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the beans, stirring well. Season with the salt, pepper and jalapeño, if desired, and cook for 5 minutes. Mash the beans, adding a little water if they seem dry.