Refried Beans

  • 1, 25 oz can pinto beans
  • 1/4 cup lard
  • 1 small yellow onion; diced
  • 3 cloves garlic; minced
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper; as desired

Heat a frying pan to medium high and add lard and onions. Cook onions for about 3-5 minutes until soft, fragrant, and slightly browned. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Add beans, hot sauce, and chili powder and mix well. Mash beans well and add stock. Season with salt and pepper, stir, and cook on low heat for another minute or two until warm.