Beef Chimichangas

Beef Chimichangas Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Renae Ethridge

By
@RenaeE

Found this recipe on the web...boy am I glad I did! These are fantastic!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can(s)
    (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 3 can(s)
    (8 ounces each) tomato sauce, divided
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 12
    flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed
  • 1 can(s)
    (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can(s)
    (4 ounces) chopped jalapeno peppers
  • ·
    oil for deep-fat frying
  • 11/2 c
    (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Beef Chimichangas

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, onion, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic and cumin.
  2. Spoon about 1/3 cup of beef mixture off-center on each tortilla. Fold edge nearest filling up and over to cover. Fold in both sides and roll up. Fasten with toothpicks. In a large saucepan, combine the chilies, peppers and remaining tomato sauce; heat through.
  3. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry the chimichangas for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with sauce.

Printable Recipe Card

About Beef Chimichangas

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Easy Back-to-school Dinners Recipe

Easy Back-to-School Dinners

Kitchen Crew

Until you get in the groove, back-to-school time is chaotic. I remember those days of parent-teacher conferences, sports practice, loads of homework, etc. On those nights, getting a meal on...

Blue Ribbon Chili Recipes

Blue Ribbon Chili Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Whether I'm preparing a meal for game day or I'm looking to put a comforting dinner on the table, when the weather gets cooler I start making batches of chili....

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...