Korean Style Refried Beans from Closet Cooking
(makes 2 cups)

Ingredients:
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 ounces pork belly (or bacon, thinly sliced)
1 small onion (chopped, optional)
1 clove garlic (chopped, optional)
1 (19 ounce) can azuki beans (or pinto, black, etc., drained and rinsed)
2 tablespoons gochujang
1 tablespoon sesame seeds (toasted and crushed)
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Directions:
1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Add the pork belly and cook until it turns white.
3. Add the onion and saute until tender, about 3-5 minutes.
4. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
5. Add the beans and gochujang and cook until warm.
6. Mash the beans until you get them to the consistency that you want and stir in the sesame seeds and sesame oil. (If the beans are too thick you can add water to thin them out.)
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