Frijoles (Mexican Style Pinto Beans) from Food.com: Beans are a part of everday eating in the Southwest. Frijoles are served either soupy in broth or mashed and fried (frijoles refritos- or refried beans). This mouthwatering recipe features both variations. Tip: If you want the beans extra spicy, do not remove the seeds from the chiles. Easy. Prep time does not include soaking. From Ladies Home Journal.