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A sprinkle of queso fresco, a fresh white Mexican cheese, adds traditional flavor to this quick side dish. You can buy it at your local supercenter or Hispanic market.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2007

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Jennifer Davick

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
25 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together 1 (14 1/2-oz.) can stewed Mexican-style tomatoes, undrained; 1 (31-oz.) can refried beans; 1 tsp. chili powder; and 1/2 tsp. cumin. Place bean mixture into a lightly greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup (4 oz.) crumbled queso fresco. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

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