Definition of refried beans in English:

refried beans

plural noun

  • Pinto beans boiled and fried in advance and reheated when required, used especially in Mexican cooking.

    • ‘Other nonperishable items include cans of hearty bean soup, tuna, refried beans and even packets of instant oatmeal.’
    • ‘The long menu runs from Mexican nachos with refried beans to Indian thalis, Greek salads and Middle Eastern meze.’
    • ‘Diners can plump for potluck plates of refried beans, Spanish tortilla and crisps, olives, salads, breads and pates.’
    • ‘Drain and rinse canned kidney beans and toss into salads; scoop canned, fat-free refried beans and salsa into whole-grain tortillas for healthful homemade burritos.’
    • ‘They offer to concoct an authentic supper of refried beans and chorizo omelette.’


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