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10 Delicious Refried Bean Recipes

Refried beans are so yummy and can really bulk up a meal as long as you buy the healthier versions or make your own homemade refried beans! Here are 10 Delicious Refried Bean Recipes to tempt you.

10 delicious refried bean recipes

10 Delicious Refried Bean Recipes

Unlike many people believe, refried bean recipes are very healthy, as long as they are not prepared with a lot of salt or animal fat.

Eating refried beans or other legumes in place of meat two or three times a week can reduce the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet.

Both pinto and black beans contribute vital nutrients to your diet. A ½ cup of either gives you 15 percent of the daily value for protein and 30 percent of the DV for fiber. Refried bean recipes can be made ahead of time and frozen or eat for lunches throughout the week.

These Refried Beans and Rice Burritos are definitely an easy and delicious way to get beans in your diet! Make them ahead of time and freeze for lunches.

I added Mediterranean flavors like spinach, feta, sun-dried tomatoes and black olives to scrambled eggs and refried beans to my breakfast burritos, then wrapped them all up in sun-dried tomato tortillas.

Vegetarian Wonton Taco Cups are so easy to make and can be loaded up with all your favorite taco toppings! We love ours with refried beans, salsa, shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeños, and guacamole.

A trio of seasoned black beans, pinto beans, and crunchy taco-roasted chickpeas team up to take your taco game to the next level with these tasty vegetarian triple bean tacos!


slow cooker vegetarian chili

This recipe for Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Recipe is my new go-to when the family wants some comfort food! It’s the perfect combination of soup and stew, using red lentils instead of rice for fiber. Have I mentioned how amazingly EASY this healthy recipe is to put together and let simmer all day in your crockpot or slow cooker?

7 layer dip is an easy appetizer recipe featuring layers of simple Tex-Mex ingredients like refried black beans, seasoned sour cream, chunky avocado, cheddar and cotija cheese, pico de gallo, and black olives.

Not all 7 layer dips are created equal! In this taco layer dip with ground beef, we used our homemade taco seasoning. You can make this Mexican layer dip to your liking even if you’re meatless by skipping the meat.

This Egg, Bean and Tortilla Breakfast for Two is the perfect example of a delicious, healthy meal that takes minutes to make but looks like you went to some effort, because you did, about 8 minutes of effort.

They’re perfect for picnics or Kid’s Birthday Parties. You could even lay out the 7 layer dip cups in a buffet in case your guests have allergies or are picky eaters.

I am not a soup person. Not to get too personal but I have texture issues, so rarely do I eat a soup that is not puréed. But this Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup”>Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup is one of those healthy recipes that I am really glad I found because it’s a winner!

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