Beef and Bean Chimichangas
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium green pepper, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 cans (16 ounces each) refried beans
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup taco sauce
- 16 flour tortillas (10 inches)
- Vegetable oil
- Toppings: shredded lettuce, sour cream, chopped ripe olives, chopped tomatoes, additional cheddar cheese
- In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, green pepper and garlic over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, cheese and taco sauce. Cook and stir until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
- Spoon about 1/3 cup beef mixture off-center on each tortilla. Fold up edge nearest filling; fold in both sides and roll up. Secure with a toothpick. In a large skillet, fry tortillas, folded side down, in oil for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn; cook 2-3 minutes longer. Drain on paper towels. Discard toothpicks. Serve with toppings of your choice.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 328 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 574mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 8g fiber), 16g protein.
Dec 16, 2015
Can they be baked instead of fried?
May 4, 2014
I have enjoyed many of the recipes posted and the beef and bean chimichangas is another great recipe.I am only one to feed, and freeze quite a bit of food. I usually look online for information re freezing certain foods. I too would like the recipes to indicate they are freezer friendly, Thank you
May 3, 2014
It would be nice if you would indicate if the recipes you publish daily are freezer friendly. Thanks
Jul 5, 2013
I loved this recipe. My husband also loved it. Will definitely be making this again!
Aug 26, 2009
These were great Chimichangas. The whole family loved them and they were so easy to make.
Jun 2, 2009
These are my fiance's new favorite! Thanks for the recipe!!