Preparation Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 45 minutes
FOR THE REFRIED BEANS
One day before you plan to cook your layered bison dip, take your bison out of the freezer and place it inside your refrigerator. I recommend putting your bison on top of a plate in case the package leaks. Soaked your beans in water (cover the beans with water).
Drain your beans and place them inside your Instant Pot. Add the water, dried cilantro, salt, black pepper, chili powder, onion powder, paprika, and lime juice. Close the lid and make sure it is locked (make sure you follow the steps of your instant pot regarding safety handling). Select the pressure setting and cook it for 20 minutes. If your instant pot does not allow you to select this amount of time, select the setting that gets closer to that time. Don't open the lid once the time is up. Allow the instant pot to release the pressure and open it once it is safe. It usually will take 15 to 20 minutes for all pressure to release.
While you wait for your beans, heat skillet over medium-high heat, then add ½ tsp. of Avocado oil and onion; once it is translucent, add the garlic. Cook the garlic with onion for another minute or so, stirring it to ensure the garlic doesn't burn. Then add the ground bison, sprinkle the coconut liquid aminos, apple cider vinegar, salt, dried oregano, cilantro, paprika, chili powder, black pepper, and ½ cup of Mexican salsa. Cook bison until all liquid is evaporated. Turn skilled off.
Once your instant pot has released all the pressure. Open the lid carefully, drain your beans, but save the liquid. Place the beans in a blender and add ½ to 1 cup of liquid (depending on the consistency that you like). Heat skillet over medium-high heat, then add 1 tsp. of Avocado oil, transfer your beans to the skillet, and cook them for 8 to 10 minutes.
Spread refried beans at the baking container's bottom.
Layer ground bison mixture over refried beans. Stir salsa (1 ½ cups of Mexican salsa)
Spread some sliced jalapeño peppers on top.
Enjoy it with your favorite tortilla chips.