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Why is refried beans called refried?


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2013-04-29 16:06:49
2013-04-29 16:06:49

Be assured that the beans are only fried once. It is being translated from the spanish phrase "frijoles refritos" or well fried beans. While in english the prefix "re" is used when something is done again, in spanish it is used for emphasis.

Frijoles are beans and frito means fried. The "re" before frito means the beans are really fried or well fried. It's just a bad translation.

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