Classic Refried Beans

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Classic Refried Beans

Classic Refried Beans
1 (30- oz.) can Teasdale Pinto Beans, rinsed and drained
4 slices bacon
1 tbsp. bacon grease
3/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 to 1/2 cup chicken broth
Salt and pepper to taste

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 15 minutes, Serves: 6 to 8

1. Mash beans; set aside.

2. Cook bacon in a medium skillet until very crisp; remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Pour fat out of skillet, reserving 1 tbsp.

3. Add onion and garlic to skillet; cook over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour reserved bacon grease into skillet; add beans and bacon. Cook and stir for a few minutes, stirring in broth.

4. Season to taste with salt and pepper; garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.

Nutritional Information:
120 calories, 7 g protein, 3.5 g total fat (1 g sat., 0 g trans), 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 5 mg cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 2 points


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