Beef Chimichanga

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Main Ingredient: Beans
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: Latin
Serves: 24 chimichangas

This version of the classic deep-fried burrito features refried beans, beef filling, pic de gallo and black olives.

Ingredients

3 lbs. refried beans, hot
24 10-in. flour tortillas
3 lbs. taco beef filling
1 lb. + 2 oz. pico de gallo
1 1/4 cup + 3 tbsp. deep-fat frying oil
12 oz. lettuce, shredded
12 oz. sour cream
1/4 cup black olives, sliced

Steps

1. Spread 2 oz. beans across lower third of each tortilla. Top with 2 oz. taco filling. Fold lower edge of tortilla over filling. Fold both sides in and roll tightly. Secure with toothpick.

2. Deep fry chimichangas at 350°F for 11/2 mins. or until golden brown. Drain well. Remove toothpick. Place on serving plate.

3. Garnish with 1/2 oz. lettuce, 3/4 oz. pico de gallo, 1/2 oz. sour cream and 1/2 tsp. olives. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Sodexo