I made a few revisions to the recipe to make it even quicker and easier.
Chicken & Spicy Refried Beans
2 TB diced onion
2 (15 oz) pinto beans with jalapenos, rinsed & drained
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried cilantro
11 oz tomatoes with green chilies, drained
1 ½ c. diced cooked chicken breast
1/4 cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack
Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Saute’ onions until translucent. Add pinto beans and smash with potato masher. Add cumin, and dried cilantro. Cook until beans are heated through. Add tomatoes and diced chicken. Simmer 10 minutes on medium heat. Remove from heat and add cheese.
Yield: 5 servings (about 1 cup each). Per serving= 268 Calories; 6g Fat (21.4% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 52mg Cholesterol; 993mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat.