Green Chili, Cheese, Beef or Chicken Chimichangas

“My family used to call this "Cha-Ching Chimi's". They're pretty darn good if I do say so myself. Hope you all enjoy, too. Correction submitted: I incorrectly posted the amount of crushed red pepper flakes. A pinch, NOT 1/4 tsp. Sorry!”
6 Chimi's

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400º.
  2. In a large bowl mix beef (or chicken), chilis, cilantro, cumin, oregano, cheeses, crushed red pepper flakes and green onions. Divide mixture into 6 portions – about ½ cup each.
  3. Place one portion of the meat/cheese mixture in a line on the tortilla, leaving room to fold.
  4. Fold sides over to about 1” each side – just covering filling.
  5. Roll up from the bottom. Using a pasty brush, brush seam side with a little olive oil. Place seam side down on baking sheet.
  6. Repeat for remaining tortillas.
  7. Brush tops with remaining olive oil.
  8. Bake on center rack of oven at 400º for about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Garnish as desired and serve with refried beans, rice or salad.

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