Baked Chimichangas

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Title: Baked Chimichangas
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Tortillas, Mexican, Vegetables, Meats


Almond Red Sauce; *
1 lb Ground Beef
1 Clove Garlic; Finely Chopped
1/4 c Raisins
1 ts Red Chiles; Ground
1/4 ts Cinnamon; Ground
4 oz Green Chiles; Chopped, 1 can
8 Flour Tortillas; **
2 tb Margarine Or Butter;Softened
Jalepeno Cream Sauce; *
1/4 c Onion; Finely Chopped, 1 sm.
1/4 c Almonds; Slivered
1 tb Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 ts Salt
1/8 ts Cloves; Ground
1 c Tomato; Chopped, 1 medium
1 Egg; Large, Beaten

* See Sowest2.
** Tortillas should be 10-inches in diameter and be warmed.

Prepare Almond Red Sauce and Jalepeno Cream Sauce; reserve. Cook and stir
ground beef, onion and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until
beef is brown; drain. Stir in remaining ingredients except tortillas, egg
and margarine. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 20
minutes; stir occasionally. Heat oven to 500 Degrees F. Spoon about 1/2
cup of beef mixture onto the center of each tortilla. Fold one end of th
tortilla up about 1 inch over the beef mixture; fold right and lift sides
over folded end, overlapping. Fold remaining end down; brush edges with
egg to seal brush each chimichanga with margarine. Place seam sides down
in ingreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1-inch. Bake until
tortillas begin to brown and filling is hot, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with
Almond Red Sauce and Jalepeno Cream Sauce.
Omit 2 T Butter Or Margarine. Heat vegetable oil (about 1 inch) to 365
degrees F. Fry chimichangas 2 to 3 at a time in hot oil, turning once,
until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Keep warm in 300 degree F Oven.