Mini Cheesy Refried Beans Boats

Mini Cheesy Refried Beans Boats

Try these fun new boats for your afternoon snack or a quick meal; they will be a hit with both adults and kids!
  • 10 Minutes Total Time
  • 10 Minutes Prep Time
  • 6 Servings
  • 5 Ingredients


  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 12 Old El Paso™ Taco Boats™ mini soft flour tortillas
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)


Step 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook beans, cheese and taco seasoning mix over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.

Step 2 Heat boats as directed on package.

Step 3 Scoop bean mixture in warmed boats; add FRESH toppings.


Calories220(Calories from Fat90),Total Fat10g(Saturated Fat5g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol20mgSodium630mgTotal Carbohydrate22g(Dietary Fiber3g Sugars0g),Protein9g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A4%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium15%;Iron6%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Stir in shredded chicken to make a more filling little meal.
Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, cilantro leaves, sour cream, salsa.