Looking for a quick appetizer fix for unexpected guests? This Beany Bites recipe is the perfect starter when you're in a pinch. If you have 15 minutes, a can of refried beans, a few crackers, some cheddar cheese, cherry tomatoes, and a Jalapeno, then you're set!
Bacon Habanero Pretzel Crisps
Cheddar cheese, shredded
1. Top Bacon Habanero Pretzel Crisps with heated refried beans, shredded cheddar cheese, halved cherry tomatoes, and some diced jalapeños for a little added heat. Serve.
How to Make Refried Beans
Making refried beans from scratch can be a pain. Luckily, there are a variety of canned refried beans that aren't half bad. And ll you need to do is heat them up — what a time saver!
You can heat refried beans in the microwave or on the stovetop in a pan or a skillet. If you choose to go the microwave route, be sure to spoon them into a microwave-safe bowl. Cover the bowl with a damp paper towel and heat for two-to-three minutes — the can should tell you exactly how long Don't forget to stir often! You might need to add a little water to keep the beans from drying out.
Canned refried beans are virtually impossible to ruin, unless you burn them. But because they are a tad bland, you may want to add some flavor, like chopped coriander, sliced mild green chilies, or garlic powder. Cheese is also a great way to flavor-up a can of refried beans.
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