Definition of refried beans in English:

Share this entry

refried beans

Pronunciation: /ˌrēˌfrīd ˈbēnz/

plural noun

Pinto beans boiled and fried in advance and reheated when required, used especially in Mexican cooking.
Example sentences
  • The long menu runs from Mexican nachos with refried beans to Indian thalis, Greek salads and Middle Eastern meze.
  • They offer to concoct an authentic supper of refried beans and chorizo omelette.
  • Other nonperishable items include cans of hearty bean soup, tuna, refried beans and even packets of instant oatmeal.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: re·fried beans

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.