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Trivia: Refried Beans

Refried beans aren't fried twice. The name came from the Spanish frijoles refritos which means well-fried beans.

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-How about the rest of Latin America - is it “frijol” or “judías”?-

"habichuela" is pretty common among the cuban/puerto rican/dominican set.

as in:
"que tu quire papi? Lah habichuelah rojah o negrah?"
*s's replaced with h sound to imitate accent
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"I hate to correct the second spanish-based entry in a row… but refrito does indeed mean refried, or fried twice."

If this were the correct definition in the circumstances, how come the recipe only calls for a single frying?
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And I, too, learn something new. Like the Spanish word for "bean" not being the same in Spain as it is in Mexico.

How about the rest of Latin America - is it "frijol" or "judías"?
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Refrito de Judías.

Frijol is bean only in México. Is not used in Spain.

Actually Frijol is not bean, it´s green Bean.

In Spanish Spanish (I mean, the Spanish spoken in Spain*) Bean is said Alubias and Green Bean Judías, like female jewish.
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