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Posted by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 2:51 PM
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 Can anyone give me a good recipes that includes refried beans?

by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 2:51 PM
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Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 3:51 PM

I have not tried it but I have this soup in my library..

Refried Bean Soup

1 can black beans
1 can refried beans
1 can chicken broth
1 can Rotel tomatoes

Bring chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat and stir in refried beans until completely disolved. Add black beans and tomatoes. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Ooh what about knock-off Taco Bell Crunch Wraps???

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Maybe a Taco Pizza? Like where the refried beans take place of the pizza sauce?

Angela4boys
by Member on Feb. 18, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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Tostadas.

Fry or bake corn or flour tortillas, top with warmed refrained beans, and toppings of your choice. Shredded chicken, ground beef, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, olives, salsa, sour cream, cheese, guacamole or avocado... Whatever you have or like :)
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Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:06 PM

I have heard of someone making bean "burgers". Refried beans mixed with bread crumbs, chipotles, cilantro, and a squirt of lime juice and then fry on the stove. I was talking to a friend so I don't know how much of each but it is something to play with! Sounds good! 

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Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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Ooh, here you go!! This sounds amazing!!!

Mexican Manicotti


1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 cup refried beans
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon cumin
8 manicotti shells
1 1/4 cup water
8 ounces taco sauce
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup sliced pitted olives
1/2 cup shredded Jack cheese


Combine beef, beans, oregano and cumin; stuff uncooked shells. Arrange in 10x6 dish. Combine water and taco sauce and pour over. Cover with plastic wrap; microwave on high 10 minutes. Turn, cover, and microwave 17-19 minutes until tender. Combine cream, onion and olives. Spoon down center of dish. Top with cheese. Microwave uncovered on high 2-3 minutes. Could also be done in a regular oven, adjusting times.

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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Rio Grande Egg Casserole


1 pound ground beef
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup mild green chiles, chopped
1/2 cup black olives, chopped
16-ounce can refried beans
1 1/2cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup flour
1 cup corn meal
2 teaspoons baking powder
8 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 3/4 cups milk
1/4 cup oil
Sour cream, salsa and olives


Brown beef; drain. Add onion, chili powder, salt, cumin and pepper. Spread in greased 9x13 pan. Next spread on a layer of chiles and a layer of olives. Spread beans over olives. (They will spread easier if they have been slightly heated). Sprinkle with cheese. Mix flour, corn meal and baking powder. Add eggs, milk and oil; stir or blender smooth. Pour over top of filling. Bake at 350º for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5-10 minutes before serving. Top with salsa, sour cream and olives.

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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Bean Burrito Bake


1 pound ground beef, browned and 
drained
16-ounce can refried beans
1 cup Bisquick
1/4 cup water
1 cup thick salsa
1 1/2cups shredded Cheddar


Mix beans, Bisquick and water. Press in bottom and halfway up sides of 10-inch greased pie plate. Top with beef. Sprinkle on salsa and cheese on top. Bake at 375º for 30 minutes. Serve with sliced avocados and a dollop of sour cream.

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:26 PM

I really need to look through my recipes more often, I have some awesome recipes!! LOL

Harris06
by Megan on Feb. 18, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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Taco Fiesta Chicken Lasagna


2 (14-1/2 oz.) cans diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
1/2 cup thick & chunky salsa
3 cups cubed cooked chicken
16 oz. can refried beans
1/2 cup sour cream
12 uncooked lasagna noodles
3 cups shredded colby-monterey jack cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup sliced ripe olives, if desired
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Spray 15x12" sheet of foil and 13x9" glass baking dish with cooking
spray. In large bowl, mix tomatoes, salsa and chicken. In medium
bowl, mix refried beans and sour cream. Spread about 1-1/4 cups
chicken mixture in bottom of baking dish. Top with 4 uncooked noodles, breaking to fit if necessary. Spread with half of bean mixture and 1-1/2 cups chicken mixture. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese, and half of the onions and olives. Repeat noodle, bean, chicken and cheese layers once. Top with remaining 4 noodles,
chicken, onions, olives and cheese. (Be sure top noodles are covered.) Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.

Heat oven to 350. Bake covered lasagna 50 minutes. Uncover baking
dish; bake 18 to 22 minutes longer or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with cilantro. If desired, garnish each serving with sour cream, chopped tomato and shredded lettuce.

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