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Easy Restaurant Style Refried Beans

Get creamy Restaurant Style Refried Beans by adding a few ingredients to canned refried beans! These easy refried beans are the perfect side dish, great on tostadas, Mexican Pizzas, tacos or burritos, and even a tasty dip!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: easy refried beans, restaurant style refried beans
Servings: 6
Calories: 269kcal


  • 1 to 2 tablespoon Crisco or bacon grease
  • 15 ounce can refried beans
  • cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon taco or hot sauce
  • 1 cup Monterey jack pepper jack or cheddar blend cheese


  • In a small saucepan or skillet melt crisco or bacon grease over medium high heat.
  • Add in refried beans, sour cream, taco or hot sauce. Stir constantly to combine until beans are heated through.
  • Add cheese to the top and serve.


You can also add cheese and bake at 350° for 10 to 15 minutes (or until bubbly) for a fabulous dip!


Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g