Back of the Box Recipes - Brand Name Recipes Recipe
         Quick Recipe Search
 
   Home |  Recipes |  Newsletter |  Shopping |  FREE Coupons |  Contact Us
  


Free Newsletter!

Can you resist FREE?
Our newsletter is jam packed full of...

  • Great recipes
  • Cooking tips
  • Money saving offers
  • Plain ol' good stuff

  • Get yours today!

    Click here for a "text only" printer friendly version.
    Beef Chimichangas Beef Chimichangas

    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.

    1 lb. ground beef
    1 pkg. (8) ORTEGA Burrito Dinner Kit (flour tortillas, burrito seasoning mix), tortillas warmed
    1 3/4 cups water
    1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
    Vegetable oil
    ORTEGA Salsa Prima- Homestyle Mild or Medium
    ORTEGA Green Chile Guacamole (optional)


    BROWN beef; drain. Stir in burrito seasoning mix and water. 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 vegetable 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

    This recipe used with permission from Ortega and www.ortega.com.

    Home |  Recipes |  Newsletter |  Shopping
    Advertise on BOB |  Privacy Statement |  Contact Us

    Copyright © 2000 - 2011 Back of the Box Recipes. All Rights Reserved. Website design by Trilogy4 Design Studios. www.trilogy4.net