How to Make Chimichangas

by Bina P


  • Refried beans
  • Peppers
  • Onions
  • Corn
  • Spinach
  • Cheese
  • Flour tortilla
  • Garlic
  • Taco seasoning
  • Chili
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Heat refried beans I've added garlic 1/2 tsp and 1/2 tsp taco seasoning if you like simple then just leave it plain. Also 1/2 tsp salt

    Step 2

    In a pan put 1/2 chopped onions

    Step 3

    Spinach, corn, and peppers. You can add anything you like even chicken I kept mine simple veggie style

    Step 4

    I've added 1/2 tsp garlic and green chili. But you can keep it plain I love everything tasty and spicy

    Step 5

    This is the glue it's all purpose flour and water mix away make sure it's not to thick and not to thin should be like the pic above

    Step 6

    Am using Mexican cheese and sharp cheddar

    Step 7

    It's all cooked after 10 mins let it cool down for 10 mins

    Step 8

    I've put everything on table to prepare the chimichangas

    Step 9

    Get flour tortilla I use the big ones but you can make small ones also which are good for party's etc

    Step 10

    Place beans add how much you desire

    Step 11

    Then the spinach ingredients add how much you want

    Step 12

    And cheese I love cheese

    Step 13

    Flip one side like picture above

    Step 14

    Place the flour glue

    Step 15

    Now the other side just fix it make sure it's even

    Step 16

    Now place glue on edge like so

    Step 17

    Then flip it's like a pocket

    Step 18

    Make sure you hold everything together while folding the flips

    Step 19

    Then the other side it will look like this. Although one of the tortilla was dry but regardless it works

    Step 20

    Then flip so everything will mend and dry together

    Step 21

    I've made nine so il freeze some and cook the rest

    Step 22

    Turn your oven to 350

    Step 23

    Heat oil in Pan almost half way

    Step 24

    Then put your chimichangas in let it fry on very low temp then turn over. Be careful I recommend using two spoons and wearing a apron :)

    Step 25

    It will look like this , it takes a few mins should be nice and crunchy

    Step 26

    Remove in foil try and place on paper towel. You can eat them right away or I put mine on the oven for 15 mins to remove all oil out and make it more crunchy

    Step 27

    I placed enchilada sauce then chimichanga A bit more cheese and drizzled some sour cream yummy

    Step 28

    Enjoy this is my fav Mexican dish always order it when I go to a Mexican restaurant very crunchy , cheesy and delicious :)) follow my other recipes