BEEF AND CHEESE CHIMICHANGA

 


One of my absolute favorites is this dish. Those “BEEF AND CHEESE CHIMICHANGA“take a little effort and time, so it's worth it. This is a must-try if you like Mexican food! 

YOU'LL NEED:

• 12 warmed 10“ flour tortillas.

• 1LB/470g Of ground beef

• 1 Big can Of refried beans{16OZ}.

• 3 divided Medium cans of 8oZ Of tomato sauce.

• 1 small can Of_chopped_ green chilies.

• 1 small can Of_chopped_ jalapeños.

• 1+1/2 CUP.Of _shredded_ cheddar cheese.

• 1/2 CUP.Of finely chopped onion

• 2 TSP.Of chili powder.

• 2 TSP.Of minced garlic.

• 1 TSP.Of ground cumin.

• Vegetable Oil for frying.

Stick around and let's talk about how to make the very best homemade beef chimichangas if you're curious exactly how this magical Mexican burrito comes together. 

HOW YOU'LL MAKE THESE CHIMICHANGAS: 

• Step 1_Cook beef over medium heat in a large skillet until it is no longer pink and the fat drained.  

• Step 2_Add the beans, chopped onion, half cup of tomato sauce, and season using chili powder, minced garlic, and cumin. Mix well. 


• Step 3_On the center of every tortilla, spoon about 1/3 cup of the beef mixture. Fold the closest filling edge up and down to protect. Both sides bend and curl up. And toothpicks to fasten. 

• Step 4_Combine the chilies, peppers, and remaining tomato sauce in a large saucepan, heat through. 


• Step 5_Heat 1 in of oil to 375° Degrees in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer. 

• Step 6_Fry the chimichangas along both sides until golden brown, for 2 minutes. 

• Step 7_On paper towels, drain them, then sprinkle cheese over them, and serve them with a dipping sauce.

Excellent and saved us a lot of time for a great dinner after work! 

Thanks for sharing this recipe!