Mini Cheesy Refried Beans Bowls

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

Ingredient List

  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon from 1 container (6.25 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 package (5.1 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Soft Tortilla Mini Bowls (12 Count)
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, cook beans, cheese and taco seasoning mix over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.
  2. Heat bowls as directed on package.
  3. Scoop bean mixture in warmed bowls; add FRESH toppings.

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


  • 1 Serving Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 90);  Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 5g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 20mg;  Sodium 630mg;  Potassium 25mg;  Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 3g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 9g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron 6%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1 Other Carbohydrate;  1 High-Fat Meat;  1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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