Diva Tasting: Baked Beef Chimichangas…

Baked Beef Chimichangas

Ingredients

2 Lbs. Lean Ground Beef; Browned

2 Cups Mild Salsa

2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin

1/2 Teaspoon Coriander

1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano

1 Teaspoon Sea Salt

1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

1 Package Spanish or Long Grain Rice, Prepared

3 Cups Shredded Colby-Jack Cheese

8 (10 Inch) Burrito-Size Flour Tortillas

4 Tablespoon Canola Oil

Optional Toppings:

Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, Chopped Tomato, Cilantro, Green Onions, Shredded Lettuce, Lime Wedges

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine the cooked browned beef with salsa, and spices in a large bowl.

  3. Prepare Rice according to package directions. Remove from the heat.

  4. In a large bowl, stir rice and shredded cheese into the beef mixture. Divide the mixture among flour tortillas; wrap left and right sides in first then roll away from you and place seam-side down on a lined baking sheet. Brush with oil.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown and crispy, about 20 minutes. Serve, if desired, with your favorite toppings. Serve with Cheese Sauce, refried beans and garden salad with ranch dressing.

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