Low-fat Refried Beans
Refried beans are a perfect soft food for patients following bariatric surgery.
Servings: 4 servings
- Olive Oil spray
- 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp cumin
- ¼ tsp chili powder
- ¼ tsp onion powder
- ⅓ tsp cilantro
Spray a saute pan with olive oil spray.
Add rinsed and drained pinto beans to the saute pan and fry for 1-2 minutes.
Pour broth into saute pan along with garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and onion powder.
Bring the pinto beans to a slow boil. Continue to boil until broth is reduced by half (about 3-5 minutes).
Using a potato masher mash the pinto beans until smooth. You may also use a blender.
Garnish with cilantro.
Top with shredded Mexican Cheese if desired.
Serving: 1/2 cup | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.3g | Protein: 5.9g | Fat: 0.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 211.5mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 0.6g