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 Chilaquiles are a classic Mexican dish made with fried tortillas, coated in red or green salsa, layered with cheese and/or refried beans and topped with a variety of garnishes like crema, diced red onions and cilantro. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Plan a weeknight fiesta with this twist on chilaquiles," 14 Oct. 2020 My tía creates her own version that includes arroz con pollo (chicken and rice) with a side of black or refried beans along with avocado salad and an egg for good fortune. Sonia Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "How my tía and her Costa Rican dishes helped me heal after my mother's passing," 13 Oct. 2020 Along with a Wednesday steak night ($25 per person), BCK is offering a trio of chicken, beef or pork tacos with red tomato rice and refried beans on Tuesdays ($8). Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "BCK restaurant reopens with mini donuts, boozy milkshakes," 20 Aug. 2020 This locally elusive entree does a great job of anointing the avocado, with three tortillas filled with two any-style eggs, cheese, salsa, refried beans and a customer’s choice of chicken, ground beef or chorizo. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Hola, guacamole: Five avocado dishes to try in Grand Prairie," 31 July 2020 Nothing fancy, just a couple of them served hot with rice, refried beans, a crispy taco and handmade flour tortillas for $8.29. Mike Sutter,, "5 San Antonio Mexican restaurants with great enchiladas to comfort you in these coronavirus times," 4 June 2020 Our local Chinese buffet has long served fried chicken and turnip greens, egg rolls and orange chicken, and refried beans and enchiladas. al, "End of the Southern buffet as we know it? Coronavirus upends popular culinary tradition," 24 Apr. 2020 There are small pizzas, refried bean-and-cheese burritos, cheeseburgers, pupusas and Korean beef bowls. Jessica Battilana,, "How San Francisco Unified feeds school families in the time of coronavirus," 21 Apr. 2020 The first recipe Rodolfo Castellanos ever learned was refried beans. TheWeek, "How Oaxacan refried beans steal the show," 12 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of refried beans

1957, in the meaning defined above

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28 Oct 2020

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“Refried beans.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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