Beef and Cheese Chimichanga

Experience the epitome of comfort food with this recipe for Beef and Cheese Chimichangas, a wonderful variation of classic Mexican cuisine that guarantees a crispy, cheesy, and savory encounter with each mouthful. Chimichangas are simply burritos that are deep-fried until they are crispy and golden. They are loaded with a delicious combination of seasoned meat and melted cheese, then wrapped in a tortilla. This meal is ideal for anyone who likes to incorporate the tastes of a Mexican fiesta directly into their home. If you are planning to host a dinner party or if you are in the mood for something really fulfilling, these chimichangas are certain to make a strong impression.

Reasons why you’ll like Beef and Cheese Chimichangas: Deliciously crunchy and bursting with flavor: The outside is golden and crispy, with a filling made of meat and cheese that is rich in taste. Customizable: Effortlessly modify the fillings to include your preferred ingredients or to cater to certain dietary requirements. Appealing to a large audience, this dish is perfect for social events and is sure to please even the most discriminating taste buds. Enjoy a satisfying meal by pairing it with rice, beans, or a refreshing salad to create a wholesome and fulfilling dining experience.


For the meat filling:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (or 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning)
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 can (4 ounces) green chiles, drained (optional)

For assembly:

  • 8 large flour tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, or a blend of cheddar and Monterey Jack
  • Vegetable oil for frying

For serving (optional):

  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Finely shredded lettuce, and optionally, diced tomatoes


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