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Quick & Easy Fat-Free Refried Beans

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Beans, Soup, Rice
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American
  • Diet: Vegan


Sometimes we just don't WANT to cook! So here is my favorite, LAZY way of cooking Quick & Easy Fat-Free Refried Beans.


  • 15 oz can fat-free refried beans
  • 15 oz can pinto beans
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 Tbs roasted red bell pepper (optional)
  • 2 Tbs pickled jalapeños (optional)


  1. Add refried beans to a small saucepan and heat on LOW
  2. Add salsa and stir to combine
  3. Drain and rise the pinto beans then gently stir them in
  4. Add peppers and stir to combine
  5. Heat on low until warm and bubbly

Keywords: refried beans, fat-free beans, oil-free refried beans