Chimichangas Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shredded beef filling2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Flour tortillas12
 Vegetable oil/Solid shortening2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
 Shredded lettuce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Dairy sour cream/Guacamole1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2587 Calories from Fat 1399

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 158 g242.7%

Saturated Fat 67.1 g335.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 263.3 mg

Sodium 5705.4 mg237.7%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.2%

Sugars 22.5 g

Protein 85 g169.7%

Vitamin A 150.5% Vitamin C 19.7%

Calcium 135.9% Iron 55.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Spoon 3 tablespoons meat filling down the center of 1 tortilla.
Fold sides of tortilla over filling and roll it up.
Secure with a toothpick, if necessary.
Assemble only 2 or 3 at a time, because the tortilla will absorb liquid from the sauce.
Deep fry in hot oil (about 350°F) in a deep fryer 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden brown.
Lift from fat with a slotted spoon.
Drain well.
Keep in a warm oven and finish cooking the rest.
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