Cheesy Pinto Beans

What You Need:

-Garlic -Jalapeño -Cooking Oil -Pinto Beans -Smoked Paprika

-Cumin -Black Pepper -Hot Sauce -Cheddar Cheese

1

Mince garlic and finely dice jalapeño (seeds and stem removed). Add them to a pot along with cooking oil. Sauté over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, or just until the garlic becomes really fragrant.

Sauté Garlic and Jalapeño

2

Add can of pinto beans to a blender (with the liquid in the can) and purée until smooth. Alternately, you can use an immersion blender in the pot with the beans.

Puree Beans

3

Add the puréed beans to the pot along with a second can of pinto beans (drained). Stir to combine.

Add to Pot

4

Season the beans with smoked paprika, ground cumin, freshly cracked black pepper, and a couple of dashes of hot sauce. Stir to combine and then allow the beans to heat through, stirring occasionally.

Add Spices

5

Once the beans are hot, add shredded cheddar cheese.

Add Cheese

6

Stir the beans until the cheese has melted smoothly into the beans.

Stir Together

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