Oven-Fried Beef Chimichangas

Recipe by AuntMare
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Brown beef in large skillet; drain, if necessary.
  • Add onions, garlic and salt, and cook until onions are soft.
  • Stir in refried beans and spices. Remove from heat.
  • Scoop 1/3 cup of meat filling a little off center on the tortilla.
  • Fold up edge closest to you over the filling.
  • Fold in each side and roll all the way.
  • Place on cookie sheet and repeat with all the tortillas.
  • Brush melted butter over the chimichangas making sure to get some on the bottom side as well.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown.
  • While the chimichangas are baking, heat the sauce ingredients in a small sauce pan. Keep warm.
  • Serve the chimichanga with the sauce drizzled over the top and sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
  • These can be frozen before baking and kept in a zip top bag. To reheat, let thaw in refrigerator overnight and bake as usual.
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