Lazy No Cook Vegan Refried Beans

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Have you even wanted something tasty and homemade and you just didn’t have the time or want to use your time to prepare it? How about it you living a healthy lifestyle. That can make finding quick and easy recipes even more difficult. Well, you’re not the only one. Sometimes, I just want to be in and out of the kitchen. These lazy vegan refried beans and so tasty and they’re not even fried!

tasty vegan refried beans

And don’t be offended if you’re vegan. The term “lazy” refers to the fact that this recipe for refried beans require zero cook time and will be ready for your favorite chip in no more than 10 minutes. Oh, and there is zero lard in this recipes and it’s packed with flavor.

No cook vegan refried beans

Use it to dip your chips or veggies, spread it on some gluten free toast or it as a base for some huevos rancheros.

I used Eden unsalted canned pinto beans which cut down my cooking time from 6 hours in some cases and to zero.

Decided to pair these no fry no cook refried beans with grain free nacho tortilla chips this time. These chips are Paleo, dairy, non gmo and gluten free.

To get my the beans to the right consistency, I used my Cuisinart food processor. Other tools used: Peppermill

These beans are so amazingly good.

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Lazy No Cook Vegan Refried Beans

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These healthy and tasty no cook refried beans are so good and take only 10 minutes to make.

  • Author: Lisa
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 10-12 1x
  • Category: snack


  • 2 cans pinto beans (unsalted, liquid reserved)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • Garnish
  • Scallions


  1. Save the liquid from one can of pinto beans.
  2. Add both cans of beans and liquid into food processor.
  3. Add remaining ingredients (garlic, cumin, cilantro, salt, pepper) and pulse until desired consistency
  4. Serve and refrigerate any remaining.

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  • Comments ( 2 )

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    An easy and healthy recipe is always a good thing to have. I love recipes that don’t take long to prepare. Thank you for linking up at the Home Matters Linky Party.

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      So good. I hope you get to try it!

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