Main Dishes

Baked Beef & Bean Chimichangas Recipe

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I was looking for ways to use up some leftover ground beef, and I came across our Baked Chicken Chimichangas, and I figured I change it up enough to be a ground beef chimi. With a little help from All Recipes and Old El Paso, these Baked Beef and Bean Chimichangas were born.

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1 pound lean ground beef
½ cup chopped yellow onion
1 16-oz can refried beans
1 8-oz packet of Mexican cooking sauce (or taco sauce - I like to use Chile and Roasted Garlic from Old El Paso)
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese
8 10-inch flour tortillas
1 tablespoon melted butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook about 5 minutes until it is tender. Add the refried beans and sauce, stirring until it is...
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Nutritions

Calories
358

Sodium
219mg
9% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
21g
43% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV