Pineapple Dessert Chimichangas Recipe


Interest Group


 Canned pineapple tidbits30 1⁄2 Ounce
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated lemon rind3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Flour tortillas6 (8 Inch)
 Vegetable oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 668 Calories from Fat 409

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.2%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g47%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 256 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 39.9 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 2%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 6.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice, set aside.
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat, add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add reserved juice and sugar, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in pineapple, lemon rind, and lemon juice.
Set aside to cool.
Wrap tortillas tightly in foil, bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
Work with 1 tortilla at a time, keeping the remaining tortillas covered.
Spoon a rounded 1/3 cup pineapple mixture off-center of tortilla.
Fold nearest edge over to cover filling.
Fold in both sides, envelope fashion.
Roll tortilla, and secure with wooden picks.
Repeat with remaining tortillas, keeping rolled tortillas covered.
Fry chimichangas in 1 inch hot oil (375°) about 1 minute on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Remove wooden picks, and dust with powdered sugar.
Serve warm or cold.