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Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe

Updated: Apr 13

Try our Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe— Inspired by El Monterey Chimichangas. It's cost-effective, make-ahead friendly. Give it a try, taste the difference! Step into our kitchen and join us on a flavor-filled journey with our Homemade Beef and Bean Chimichangas. Picture this: seasoned ground beef, creamy refried beans, and a sprinkle of aromatic spices, all wrapped up snugly in a crispy, golden tortilla shell. Inspired by the classics like El Monterey Chimichangas, but with that homemade touch that makes all the difference. Forget the store-bought stuff – we're talking about real, homemade goodness that'll make your taste buds dance. Plus, they're half the cost of frozen burritos, so you can enjoy Tex-Mex excellence without breaking the bank. So, why settle for ordinary when you can experience Tex-Mex excellence right in your own kitchen? Get ready to spice up your mealtime routine and enjoy a taste of homemade perfection with every bite! Perfect for oamc and freezer! Make ahead eat later!~


Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe
The Best Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe


How to make Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe?


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  • Homemade Beef and Bean Chimichangas


Beef and Bean Chimichanga Ingredients:



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How do you make Homemade Beef and Bean Chimichangas?

Instructions:


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, breaking it apart with a spatula as it cooks.

  2. Once the beef is browned, add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent and fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.

  3. Transfer the cooked beef mixture to a plate lined with paper towels using a slotted spoon to drain excess fat.

  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the drained beef mixture with the refried beans, ground cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well until everything is evenly combined. Set aside.

  5. Place a large spoonful of the beef and bean mixture onto the center of a flour tortilla. Fold the sides over the filling, then roll it up tightly to form a chimichanga. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.

  6. In a large skillet or deep fryer, heat about 1 inch of vegetable oil over medium-high heat until it reaches 350°F (175°C).

  7. Carefully place the chimichangas seam side down into the hot oil, working in batches if necessary to avoid overcrowding the skillet. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.

  8. Remove the chimichangas from the oil and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.

  9. Serve the chimichangas hot with your favorite toppings such as shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, and diced tomatoes.


Get ready to savor the goodness of this Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe! It's a dish that's become a regular at my place, and once you try it, I bet it'll be the same for you too. Picture this: seasoned beef and hearty beans wrapped up snugly in a crispy tortilla shell. It's simple, comforting, and downright delicious. Trust me, this recipe is the real deal—a tasty addition to any mealtime lineup that's sure to please everyone around the table. So go ahead, give it a try and let the flavors speak for themselves!



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