Thursday, April 26, 2012

Baked Chimichangas

This is one of Josh's favorite meals, and I love it cause it's super duper easy peasy. 

Sometimes I just feel like rhyming twice in a row, ya know? 

What you'll need:

1lb ground beef
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp oregano
1/2 cup green chilies
1/2 cup taco sauce
1/2 cup sour cream
1 Tbs. cider vinegar
Flour tortillas

Brown the ground beef:

While it's browning, throw the sour cream, chilies, taco sauce and cider vinegar into a bowl:

Like so:

Add the spices and garlic. If we have salsa, I usually dump about 1/4 cup of that in there too. But it's good without it, too. 

Then add the ground beef. Drain it, first!
Mix it up!

Put about this much onto a flour tortilla: As you can see, I'm very technical with my measurements.

Put them into a pan...

Brush them with butter. Go all Paula Deen on those babies.

Well actually don't. That's unhealthy. But a little butter won't kill ya.

Put them in the oven at 400* for about 10 minutes, til golden. Then top with cheese. (We do half and half, cause I shouldn't really eat cheese.)

Stick them back in for about 5 minutes or so. (I usually turn the oven off and clean up the kitchen and to me, that means they are done then. :)

And there you go! Easy, yet yummy, dinner. :)



  1. Yumm-o! Hey, butter makes everything taste better... or heavy cream (which is pretty much the same thing :)

  2. I bet Joey would love these :) Me too! Pinning!

  3. OOOOoooo! I pinned this, and I am going to go take the meat out of the freezer as soon as I am done with this comment. :) This totally looks like my man's sort of dinner. He's gonna love it when he gets home tonight. :) THANK YOU for posting. Love all the vivid photos too.

  4. These look simply delectable, I'm a huge enchilada girl so I must try these! FOund you through from my grey desk, so happy I did :)

    xo Shane

  5. delish! I am pinning these! thanks for sharing!

  6. mmmm!! these sound so good! thank you for posting this!