Healthy Instant Pot Refried Beans

8 servings   Prep Time: 10 minutes   Cook Time: 30 minutes


1 onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 jalapeno pepper, minced

2 c dried pinto beans, rinsed

4 c vegetable broth

4 c water

t tsp oregano

1 tsp ground cummin

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp Himalayan pink salt


  • Saute onions, garlic, and jalapeno pepper.
  • Add sauted vegetables, pinto beans, veggie broth, water and seasonings to your instant pot.  Secure the lid, set the seal, and use MANUAL mode for 30 minutes.
  • Allow the pot to vent after 30 minutes
  • Drain and reserve the liquid.  Add beans to a blender.  Mash them until they become creamy… add reserved liquid, 1 Tbs at a time, until they beans become creamy in the blender.
  • Season to taste, if needed.  Enjoy in Nachos or just with chips.

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