Main Dishes

Oven-Fried Chimichangas

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A healthier take on a deep-fried classic, these butter-brushed chimichangas are crisp and crunchy on the outside and gooey and melty on the inside.

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2/3 cup salsa (green or red both taste great; sometimes I use a combination of both)
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp dried Oregano
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (depending on the heat of your salsa, or your personal preference, you might want to omit this)
1/4 cup diced onion
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
1 cup shredded cheese (I usually use cheddar because that’s what I have; use your favorite)
6 medium flour tortillas
1 tbs butter, melted
kosher salt
garnish of choice: sour cream, guacamole, salsa, cheese
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the salsa, cumin, Oregano, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and onion. Add chicken and cheese and stir until well-combined. 2. Place one-sixth of...
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Nutritions

Calories
572

Sodium
1834mg
76% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
37g
74% DV

Carbs
35g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV