Chipotle Refried Beans


  • 1/2 lb pinto beans soaked overnight, drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, or any heat stable cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup hemp flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 4 cups salted water
  • 1 tablespoons pureed chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Add soaked beans to 4 cups salted water and bring to a boil in a large pot. Reduce heat and simmer with lid slightly ajar, until beans are very soft, approximately one hour, the drain the liquid.
2. In a separate skillet, heat oil on medium high heat. Cook onions and garlic until translucent, approximately 5 minutes.
3. Combine contents of the skillet with the beans in the pot. Add cumin, hemp flour, chipotle, salt and pepper. Transfer to a processor and mix, or mash with a potato masher.

Serve with tacos, burritos, tortillas, or over rice.

Servings:Serves 4
Preparation Time:With prepared beans, 20 minutes