Refried Beans (frijoles refritos)

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Not only is today Meatless Monday but it is Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.(1) Hardly a day goes by where I don’t eat beans…or Mexican food. Refried beans are one of my favorite go-to foods. They are great for a quick snack, heated up with and served with some tortilla chips, or as a side dish with your favorite Mexican meal. Continue reading