HOMEMADE REFRIED BEANS
2 cans Pinto Beans; drained and rinsed
2 T. butter
1-2 cloves garlic; minced
1 small can green chili's
1 T. fresh ground pepper
3/4 C. chicken stock
1. In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for a 2 minutes until the garlic is soft.
2. Add the beans, green chili's, pepper and chicken stock. Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil.
3. Turn the heat back down to medium and allow to simmer/boil for 10 minutes, or until the stock has reduced by half.
4. Take off the heat and blend, using an immersion blender, food processor, or stand blender. You can blend as much as you like, either making the beans very smooth, or leaving chucks of bean etc.