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Instant Pot Refried Beans

instant pot refried beans in a white bowl with chips and lime wedges

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Easy, healthy refried beans made in the Instant Pot in no time!

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Instructions

  1. Add beans, onions, garlic, chilies and water to the pressure cooker pot.
  2. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position. Cook at high pressure for 50 minutes.
  3. When cooking is complete, use a natural release.  
  4. Place a colander inside a large bowl, pour beans into the colander and reserve the liquid.  
  5. Add beans, salt, cumin, and chili powder to a high powered blender and blend until desired consistency is reached, adding the reserved liquid as needed.  
  6. Alternatively, mash the beans with a potato masher or use an immersion blender right in the pot.
  7. Refried beans dry out as they sit so add a bit more liquid if they are really thick.
  8. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

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