Streamlined Chimichangas

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  • add   1/4 cup melted butter
  • add   1-2 garlic clove
  • add   1 medium onion
  • add   1 lb ground beef
  • add   3/4 cup Pace Picante Sauce
  • add   1/2 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • add   1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • add   8 flour tortillas (7 to 8 inches)


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Brown meat with onion and garlic.
  3. Drain, but do not rinse.
  4. Stir in picante sauce, cumin, oregano and salt.
  5. Simmer 5 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  6. Brush one side of the tortillas with butter.
  7. On unbuttered side spoon heaping 1/3 cup of meat mixture into center.
  8. Fold 2 sides over filling, fold ends down.
  9. Place seam side down in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish.
  10. Bake for 13 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. To serve, top with sour cream, guacamole and additional picante sauce.