Picadillo Chimichangas

Savory ingredients get a sweet touch from applesauce and raisins in a fabulous twist on a family favorite.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup CRISCO® Pure Canola Oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1/2
cup cinnamon applesauce or plain applesauce
1/4
cup raisins
1/3
cup sliced almonds
1/2
cup pimiento-stuffed green olives, coarsely chopped
1
package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
1
cup sour cream
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Heat oven to 475°F. Brush large cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 3 Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in tomato, chiles, taco seasoning mix, applesauce and raisins; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in almonds and olives; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 4 For each chimichanga, spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture down center of each tortilla. Fold sides of each tortilla toward center; fold ends up. Place seam sides down on cookie sheet. Brush tops and sides of chimichangas with remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
  • 5 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 5 minutes.
  • 6 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir sour cream, green onions and 2 tablespoons of the cilantro.
  • 7 To serve, top each chimichanga with 2 tablespoons sour cream mixture and remaining cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved