Refried Beans

Killer Noms Wild Game Recipes and Techniques


This is very spicy. Normal people will want to dial back on the heat.


  • 1 lb dry pinto or black beans - comes in 1 lb bags
  • 2 quarts venison stock - Substitute poultry, beef or pork stock if you like.
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 5 cloves garlic - smashed and minced
  • 1 white onion - sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lard - Can substitute other fats. See "Recipe Notes" for more info.
  • to taste salt
  • to taste cheese - best added on individual portions at serving time
  • to taste Diced peppers - e.g. 6 jalapeno & 1 habanero
  • 1 can Chipotles in adobo - Great flavor as well as heat.
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder - Skip if you used the Chipotles in the line above.


  1. Rinse beans well, checking for surprise rocks, sticks or other nasties. Put beans and olive oil in pressure cooker, add olive oil, mix....
  2. Get the full instructions at Killer Noms Wild Game Recipes and Techniques
Refried Beans

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Steve Jones
Recipe Yields:
2 quarts