Beef Chimichangas Recipe

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Beef Chimichangas
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  1. • In 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.
  2. • Spoon 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.
  3. • In 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. Yield: 1 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 285.42 Kcal (1195 kJ)
Calories from fat 79.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.78g 14%
Cholesterol 27.15mg 9%
Sodium 1342.69mg 56%
Potassium 516.67mg 11%
Total Carbs 37.8g 13%
Sugars 6.76g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4.76g 19%
Protein 13.75g 27%
Vitamin C 19mg 32%
Iron 3.3mg 18%
Calcium 75.4mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 146.99 Kcal (615 kJ)
Calories from fat 40.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.52g 14%
Cholesterol 13.98mg 9%
Sodium 691.49mg 56%
Potassium 266.09mg 11%
Total Carbs 19.47g 13%
Sugars 3.48g 27%
Dietary Fiber 2.45g 19%
Protein 7.08g 27%
Vitamin C 9.8mg 32%
Iron 1.7mg 18%
Calcium 38.8mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.6
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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