refried beans

Parts // 4 servings

1 can (~400g) black beans (or other beans), drained and rinsed

ΒΌ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon minced garlic (Jarred)

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

1/3 cup water

Put all ingredients into a medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat.

Let the mixture come to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, stirring often, and reducing heat as necessary to maintain a gentle simmer.

Remove from heat and mash the beans with a potato masher, or fork until mixture is thick and spreadable.

Uses: in Quesadillas