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Beef and Bean Chimichangas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kate Brown
Added: Sunday, April 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 lb. ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cans (16 oz.) refried beans
1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 c. taco sauce
16 flour tortillas (10 in.)
vegetable oil
Toppings: shredded lettuce, sour cream, chopped olives, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese.

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, green pepper, and garlic over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, cheese, and taco sauce. Cook and stir until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat. Spoon about 1/3 c. on each tortilla, fold in both sides and roll up. In a large skillet, fry tortillas, folded side down, in oil for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn and cook 2-3 minutes longer. Drain on paper towels. Serve with topping of your choice.

 

 

 

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