Pressure Cooker Refried Beans

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Welcome to a flavor-packed culinary adventure with this Pressure Cooker Refried Beans recipe! Get ready to embark on a journey of rich and satisfying textures, infused with the warmth of traditional Mexican flavors. This recipe combines the convenience of a pressure cooker with the wholesome goodness of pinto beans to create a velvety and irresistible dish that will leave your taste buds dancing.

In this recipe, we’ll transform simple ingredients into a hearty and versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a side or a main, bringing together the earthiness of pinto beans, the subtle heat of jalapeño, and the aromatic charm of garlic and onions. The pressure cooker will work its magic, speeding up the cooking process and allowing all these delightful flavors to meld together in perfect harmony.

So, gather your ingredients – from the fragrant olive oil to the vibrant jalapeño, the aromatic garlic, and the hearty pinto beans – we’re about to create a culinary masterpiece. With just the right amount of salt and the tangy touch of white vinegar, you’ll achieve a symphony of tastes that will elevate any meal.

Get ready to embrace the joy of cooking as you follow our step-by-step instructions to whip up a batch of Pressure Cooker Refried Beans that your friends and family won’t be able to resist. Whether you’re serving them with tortillas, as a topping for nachos, or as a wholesome side, these beans are sure to become a staple in your kitchen. Let’s dive in and unlock the magic of flavors that await!

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans are so simple and freeze very well. Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican meals. Refried beans are a healthy side dish to serve along with any Mexican meal. They’re so good to eat them with just tortilla chips as a bean dip. You can also use these protein-rich, refried beans inside tacos, enchiladas and burritos. Spread them on the inside of a quesadilla or on top of a tostada.

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans goes great on Beef Carnitas Tacos, Slow-Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos or Marinated Hot Pork: Carne Adovada Tacos.

Here are some other good accompaniments for this recipe: Spanish Rice, homemade Classic Mexican Guacamole and Chile de Arbol Salsa.

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Pressure Cooker Refried Beans

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans are so simple and freeze very well. Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican meals.

  • Author: Mels Kitchen Cafe
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Cook Time: :30
  • Total Time: :50
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Pressure Cooker
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 jalapeño, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 34 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds dry pinto beans, rinsed
  • 8 cups water
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Instructions

  1. In the insert of an electric pressure cooker (or in a stovetop pressure cooker), heat the oil (using the Sauté function on the InstantPot) and add the jalapeño, onion, and garlic, and sauté for 1-2 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add the rinsed and drained beans, water, broth, salt and vinegar.
  3. Secure the lid on the pressure cooker and cook on high pressure for 30 minutes (stovetop) and 35 minutes (electric).
  4. Let the pressure naturally release. Reserve two cups of the liquid in a separate bowl.
  5. Drain the rest of the liquid off the beans. Using an immersion blender, potato masher (or spooning the beans into a blender), process/mash to the desired consistency, adding reserved cooking water, if needed for a smoother/softer consistency.
  6. Refrigerate for up to a week or freeze for several months.

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