Beef Chimichangas

Main Courses > Mexican

1 lb. ground beef
1 pkg. (8) ORTEGA Burrito Dinner Kit (flour tortillas, burrito
seasoning mix), tortillas warmed
1 3/4 cups water
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
Vegetable oil
ORTEGA Salsa Prima- Homestyle Mild or Medium
ORTEGA Green Chile Guacamole (optional)

BROWN beef; drain. Stir in burrito seasoning mix and water.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Place beef mixture evenly on each tortilla; sprinkle with cheese. Fold into burritos; secure ends with wooden picks. ADD vegetable oil to 1-inch depth in medium skillet; heat over high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. PLACE 1 or 2 burritos in vegetable oil; fry, turning frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain. Repeat with remaining burritos. Remove wooden picks. Serve with salsa and guacamole.


Once you’ve tried these homemade chimichangas you’re
expectations of these fried burritos will never be the
same. Crisp and crunchy (not greasy) with a filling
bursting with tender beef and savory vegetables.