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Pasta e Fagioli is a traditional italian soup and consists of inexpensive ingredients. There are a lot of variations of this dish, due to the availability of the ingredients in the different regions of Italy. Dean Martin popularized this dish with his song „That’s Amore“ which includes the lyrics "When the stars make you drool, just like pasta fazool, that's amore".
Frijoles refritos are an important part of the traditional mexican cuisine and are the base of many dishes like soups, tostadas, huaraches, etc. In the northern mexican cuisine refried beans are usually made out of pinto beans, whereas black or red kidney beans are used in other Latin American regions to prepare this dish.