Mini Beef Chimichangas
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
Makes20 mini chimichangas
- 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 cups shredded cooked roast beef
- 1 package (16 ounces) egg roll wrappers
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Guacamole, optional
- In a large bowl, combine first 9 ingredients. Stir in cooked beef.
- Place 1/4 cup filling in center of 1 egg roll wrapper. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Fold bottom corner over filling. Fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with water; roll up tightly to seal. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
- In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry chimichangas in batches until golden brown, 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with guacamole if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 chimichanga: 284 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 423mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.
Dec 1, 2013
These are SO good. I had to change it a little because I didn't have pepper jack cheese. I substituted monteray jack cheese for the cheese and jalapenos for the chiles to try and keep the spice. Excellent flavor. I have even frozen them un-cooked and cooked later and that works well.