Green Chile Refried Beans

2 cans 15.5 oz. pinto beans, drained and rinsed
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 yellow onion, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 oz Santa Fe Ole Hatch Green Chile
1 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. Hatch Green Chile Powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chicken broth

Drain and rinse pinto beans, set aside
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat
Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes
Add green chile, cumin, green chile powder and salt. Stir to combine and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes
Add beans and stock. Simmer over medium heat 15 minutes for the beans to soften and begin breaking down
Mash the beans with a potato masher to your desired consistency. Add more stock if needed to make them smoother
Serve warm with chopped cilantro and crumbled cotija cheese to garnish

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