Refried Beans

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Ingredients for 8 portions refried beans:


For the beans:


1 pound dry pinto beans, soaked overnight


4 whole garlic cloves


1/2 teaspoon dry epazote, or teaspoon of dried oregano


9 cups cold water


– Simmer one and a half to two hours or until beans are very soft


For the refried beans:


1/2 cup lard


1 1/2 cups diced onions


2 teaspoons Kosher salt


2 tablespoons minced Serrano pepper


1 teaspoon ground chipotle


the cooked beans


reserved bean liquid, as needed (I usually use all of it)

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