Frijoles refritos, nothing special, just fantastic Mexican home cooking. These are one of the pillars of Mexican cuisine. Whether alone in a bowl topped with queso Cotija, the ubiquitous Bean/Cheese burrito or classically paired with rice and an entree, they're so good you'll be back for more. Frijoles Refritos aka Refried Beans Drain 4C of cooked pinto beans. Add a little bacon grease and these in a cast iron skillet. Bring to simmer and mash well, add some liquid if they get too thick. Best damned Frijoles Refritos you'll ever have. Frijoles refritos with Chorizo, papas, chiles and cebolla. Refried beans with chorizo, potatoes, peppers and onion.