refried beans

plural noun
re·​fried beans | \ ˈrē-ˌfrīd- How to pronounce refried beans (audio) \

Definition of refried beans

: beans cooked with seasonings, fried, then mashed and fried again

Examples of refried beans in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That guiso rojo was a cornerstone for the Generala Plate ($12), a fortifying combo that also included costilla, refried beans, chopped nopales and fresh corn tortillas for scooping like a trainyard vagabond (or just a hungry dad at a picnic). Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Oct. 2021 For $14, this Mexico City inspired sandwich comes with refried beans, chorizo, potatoes, Oaxaca cheese, lettuce and sour cream. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 27 Sep. 2021 The Mexican burger has refried beans, jalapeños and a fried egg. Jeremy Hallock, Dallas News, 30 Sep. 2021 Burritos are stuffed with refried beans, sour cream and Honduran queso duro (a hard white cheese). Phillip Valys,, 3 Sep. 2021 Serve with cilantro rice (recipe follows) and refried beans, or slice into strips and offer warmed corn tortillas, chopped white onion, and fresh cilantro for tacos., 21 July 2021 Takis Fuego chips rolled in melted cheese, savory refried beans, and a dollop of sour cream. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 15 July 2021 Cemitas, made with pork, chicken or beef, come on a sesame seed roll, with refried beans, Oaxaca cheese, avocado, jalapeno, mayonnaise, chipotle and onion. Susan Dunne,, 21 June 2021 In the center of each tortilla, spread two tablespoons refried beans. Christine Byrne, Outside Online, 7 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of refried beans

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Refried beans.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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