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Cheater Restaurant Style Refried Beans in a white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips.

Cheater Restaurant Style Refried Beans

Cheater Restaurant Style Refried Beans have a yummy, restaurant like, creamy consistency and flavor. I always use this for a side to our Mexican dishes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican/Spanish
Keyword Refried Beans, Side, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 162kcal
Author Emily Walker



  • In a small sauce pan combine the refried beans, sour cream, and hot sauce over medium-low heat. 
  • Stir constantly and when the beans are heated through (don't bring it to boiling) remove from heat and pour into a glass pie pan or 9x9 dish.
  • Top with grated cheese and heat in the oven or microwave until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with Restaurant Style Mexican Rice for a complete side dish.



Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 743mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 1mg