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barbszy 06-29-2007 03:51 AM

Roast Beef Chimichangas
originally posted in What's for Dinner March 2007 by Lee:

Roast Beef Chimichangas

1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp minched garlic
1 tablespoon vegetable oil or canola oil
1-1/2 cups shredded roast beef
1 can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives,drained
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
6 flour tortillas (10 in)
Oil for deep frying

In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil for 1-2 minutes or until tender. Add the roast beef, olives, salsa and cumin.
Cook and stir over medium heat for 4-6 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese. Remove from the heat.
Spoon about 1/3 cup meat mixture off center in each tortilla. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up; secure with a toothpick. Repeat.
In an electric skillet or deep fat fryer, heat oil to 375. Fry chimichangas for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 6 servings.

Miss R 09-07-2007 10:35 AM

Oh, my, these sound delicious! I'll definitely be trying these. Thank you so much for sharing it here!

barbszy 09-07-2007 12:21 PM

I am happy to announce that this recipe has been taste-tested and loved by ajrsmom and her family, so Lee has won the Blue Ribbon Award for this recipe! :congrats: Lee!

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