Beef Chimichangas

Beef Chimichangas Recipe

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Renae Ethridge


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

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25 Min
15 Min


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
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


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Spoon 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.
  • 3In 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