Make Ahead Beef Chimichanga Recipe
Your whole family will love this Make Ahead Beef Chimichanga Recipe and you'll like being able to have a meal ready to go at all times!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time27 mins
Servings: 12 burritos
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 ½ c cheese shredded (cheddar, Mexican, jack, etc.)
- 16 oz refried beans
- ½ c salsa homemade can be used - I just used premade store bought
- 12 flour tortillas
- 2 tbsp butter melted
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Saute onion and add ground beef in a skillet.
Cook until no longer pink (approx 7-10 mins).
Take off heat and drain.
Stir in refried beans, salsa and cheese after cool for a minute.
Melt butter and brush on tortillas, both sides. Wax paper can be used for less mess.
Spoon about 1/4 c. of beef mix into the center of the tortilla.
Fold sides over tortilla, like a burrito.
Place on baking sheet, seam side down.
Make sure to space them out so they are not touching.
Bake for 5-7 minutes per side or until golden brown.
Optional - sprinkle with additional cheese and return to oven to melt cheese (watch closely to avoid burning them).
Serve with favorite toppings - Sour cream, lettuce, olives, additional cheese, tomatoes, guacamole, etc.
Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 2.2mg