Cheesy Chimichangas

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  • add   2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • add   1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • add   vegetable oil
  • add   12 flour tortillas
  • add   2 large onions
  • add   guacamole (optional)
  • add   2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • add   1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • add   2 cups monterey jack cheese
  • add   1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • add   chopped tomatoes
  • add   shredded lettuce
  • add   sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, cook beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in garlic salt and pepper.
  2. Warm the tortillas; brush one side with oil. Spoon 1/4 cup of beef mixture off center on oiled side of tortillas. Top with 1 tablespoon each of salsa, cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese. Fold up edge nearest filling; fold in both sides and roll up. Secure with toothpicks; place in a greased 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Brush with oil.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 450* for 10 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  4. To serve, place chimichangas on a bed of lettuce and tomato. Top with remaining salsa and sour cream and guacamole if desired.