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Smoky Refried Beans

These are my favorite beans. I would eat bean tacos every day if I could.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 8 servings


  • 5 cups cooked black beans
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • ½ yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno without seeds
  • ¼ tsp liquid smoke
  • ½ tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ cup neutral oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Heat the neutral oil in a medium sized pot over medium.
  • Add the minced red and white onions and the garlic to the pot and saute until translucent.
  • Add beans, liquid smoke, and soy sauce and continuing heating.
  • Using an immersion blender (or standing blender) blend the beans until smooth.
  • Stir in the diced jalapeno and 1 tsp salt, or salt to taste.
  • Use as a bean dip, or filling for tacos, tostadas, or enchiladas!
Keyword Black Beans, dip, gluten free, tacos, tostadads, vegan