Ooey Gooey Refried Beans includes all of the taste of refried beans without the added oil, cheese and salt. That doesn’t mean that this recipe isn’t tasty. In fact, the herbs and spices shine through even more because they don’t need to compete with the junk.
Vegan and free of added salt, sugar, oil, gluten, soy, nuts and seeds
Reasons to love this recipe: gooey, spicy, ethnic food
- 1 can (2 cups) cooked kidney beans (no salt added or low sodium)
- 1/2 brown onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1 jalapeño, minced
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp dry oregano
- 2 tsp dry parsley
- 1 tbsp paprika
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp chili flakes
- black pepper to taste
- cooked brown rice to serve
Drain and mash the canned kidney beans. Set aside.
Sauté onion and garlic in vinegar in a large fry pan until onions become soft. Add the carrot and continue to sauté for 5 more minutes, adding more liquid as necessary.
Mix in the spices and tomatoes and heat for 3 more minutes.
Add the beans and more liquid as necessary then warm until the beans are combined with the pan ingredients.
Enjoy immediately with brown rice.