Beef Chimichangas

Beef Chimichangas Recipe

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Renae Ethridge

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@RenaeE

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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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.

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About Beef Chimichangas

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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