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Chorizo Refried Beans

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Time: 15 minutes. Chorizo makes these velvety beans extra-rich and savory. If you're in a real rush (or don't want chorizo), just microwave the beans, thinned with a bit of water, while you're making the huevos rancheros.

Chorizo Refried Beans

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
 6 ounces Mexican chorizo, squished out of casing and crumbled
 4 tablespoons canola oil
 2 cans (15 oz.) refried pinto beans
  About 1/4 cup shredded jack cheese (optional)
Step 1

Cook chorizo in oil in a large nonstick frying pan over low heat, mashing, until it starts to brown, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add beans and a few tablespoons of water to thin them if necessary. Heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn out onto warm plates and top with cheese if you like.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 310Calories from Fat 61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g33%

Saturated Fat 4.8g24%
Cholesterol 25mg9%
Sodium 546mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 21g8%

Dietary Fiber 7.6g31%
Protein 13g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.