Beef and Bean Chimichangas

Beef and Bean Chimichangas This is an awesome recipe, if you like Mexican food! These tasty beef and bean treats are baked instead of fried.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 45 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 chimichangas

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Brown the ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat. Drain excess grease, and add the onion, bell pepper, and corn. Cook for about 5 more minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Stir in the taco sauce, and season with chili powder, garlic salt and cumin, stirring until blended. Cook until heated through, then remove from heat, and set aside.

  • Open the can of beans, and spread a thin layer of beans onto each of the tortillas. Spoon the beef mixture down the center, and then top with as much shredded cheese as you like. Roll up the tortillas, and place them seam-side down onto a baking sheet. Brush the tortillas with melted butter.

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Serve with lettuce and tomato.

Per Serving: 821 calories; protein 40.1g; carbohydrates 83.6g; fat 36g; cholesterol 96.9mg; sodium 1855mg. The meat mixture may be made as much as 24 hours in advance.