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Refried Black Beans

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried black beans
  • 5 slices bacon, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 quart water
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings

How to Make It

  1. Sort and wash beans; place in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water 2 inches above beans; let soak overnight. Drain.

  2. Combine beans, bacon, onion, parsley, garlic, salt, and 1 quart water in a large Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 45 minutes or until beans are tender. Mash bean mixture.

  3. Melt bacon drippings over low heat in a heavy skillet. Add bean mixture; cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until mixture becomes dry. Serve hot.

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