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Once you've tried these homemade chimichangas
you're expectations of these fried burritos will never be the
same. Crisp and crunchy (not greasy) with a filling bursting
with tender beef and savory vegetables.
Ortega Beef Chimichangas
- 1 pound ground beef
1 3/4 cups water
1 (1.5-ounce) package ORTEGA Burrito Seasoning
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
ORTEGA Salsa - Homestyle Recipe (Mild)
- Brown beef; drain. Stir in water and burrito
seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring
constantly, for 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture is thickened.
Place beef mixture evenly on each tortilla; sprinkle with cheese.
Fold into burritos; secure ends with wooden picks.
- Add vegetable oil to 1-inch depth in medium
skillet; heat over high heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Place 1 or 2 burritos in oil; fry, turning
frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove
with slotted spoon; drain. Repeat with remaining burritos. Remove
wooden picks. Serve with salsa and guacamole.
Makes 8 servings.
Recipe and photograph are the property
of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.