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Beef Chimichangas - A Family Feast

Beef Chimichangas

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


Note: The cooking time below does not include the time it takes to cook the Mexican Shredded Beef used in this recipe.


  • 4 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 1/3 cups heated Mexican Shredded Beef (see recipe here)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 cups heated Enchilada sauce (see recipe here)
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
  • Bull Dog clips


  1. Heat vegetable oil to 350 degrees in a large heavy bottomed pan full enough to cover the chimichangas while cooking.
  2. Lay out the four tortillas and divide the heated (shredded beef) and two cheeses equally between them.
  3. Roll tightly from one side to the other and fold over each end and pinch closed with a bull dog clip.
  4. Fry a few at a time in hot oil until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Serve with heated enchilada sauce.