Beef Chimichangas

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I love the chimichangas at a local Mexican restaurant and this is my attempt to duplicate them. They really turned out good and the whole family loved them!

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  • add   salsa
  • add   1/4 cup chili powder
  • add   2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth
  • add   2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • add   2 lbs boneless beef chuck roast
  • add   sour cream
  • add   1/4 cup butter
  • add   1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • add   guacamole
  • add   8 (6 inch) flour tortillas
  • add   1/2 cup mexican processed cheese sauce


  1. In small saucepan, bring broth, vinegar, chili powder and cumin to a boil.Reduce heat; simmer and stir for 2 minutes.Set aside.
  2. Place beef roast in slow cooker set on low.Pour broth mixture over roast; cook for 6 to 8 hours.Shred beef.
  3. Preheat oven to 5oo degrees.
  4. Brush both sides of each tortilla with melted butter.With slotted spoon, fill center third of each tortilla with shredded beef; fold sides up over filling and secure with toothpick, leaving ends open.Place chimichangas folded side up in 9 x 13 inch baking pan (to avoid crowding chimichangas, you may want to use two baking pans).
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Drizzle white cheese dip over chimichangas; serve with salsa, sour cream and guacamole, if desired.

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