Veronica's Southwestern Refried Beans

“I found this recipe on Ediets and loved it. Even my DH thought it was good. Not bad for another healthy, low fat, diet recipe. Serve as a main dish with Brown Rice or use it as a dip for chips or a side dish to compliment a Mexican fiesta”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop cilantro and mince the garlic.
  2. Rinse and drain beans to wash off excess sodium.
  3. Sauté garlic over medium heat in a non-stick skillet sprayed with Pam or other cooking spray- do not burn the garlic.
  4. Add the beans, vegetable broth and spices.
  5. Increase the temperature to medium-high and cook, covered, for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Mash beans with a fork or potatoe masher until just smooth or desired texture.
  7. Continue cooking for 3-5 minutes more, until thickened.
  8. Stir in salsa.
  9. Sprinkle fresh chopped cilantro on top and serve.

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