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    Chimichangas

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    2 hrs 45 mins

    45 mins

    2 hrs

    out of here's Note:

    I found this recipe in a Family Circle magazine about 30 years ago--still one of our family favorites.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut the meat into 1 inch pieces.
    2. 2
      Add the meat to the water and bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook on low and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.
    3. 3
      Reserve the broth.
    4. 4
      When meat is cool, shred it.
    5. 5
      Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in skillet; add the onion, garlic powder, green chilies.
    6. 6
      Cook 2 minutes, now add the flour, cumin, and salt.
    7. 7
      Stir in the reserved broth.
    8. 8
      Add the meat and cook until the mixture is thick and moist.
    9. 9
      Put in warm tortilla, about 2/3 cup of the meat mixture or more.
    10. 10
      Fry until golden in 1/2 inch of hot oil.
    11. 11
      Drain on paper towels.
    12. 12
      ***I serve these with shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, salsa and sour cream.
    13. 13
      Best Chimichangas I ever tasted.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chimichangas

    Serving Size: 1 (399 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1020.4
     
    Calories from Fat 694
    68%
    Total Fat 77.1 g
    118%
    Saturated Fat 18.2 g
    91%
    Cholesterol 123.0 mg
    41%
    Sodium 1145.6 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.1 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    11%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 39.7 g
    79%

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