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Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

Super delicious Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe, warning this is not an authentic recipe. This is one of the ways I like to make Cheesy Beef Chimichangas for my family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish, Sandwich
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, cheese, sandwich
Servings: 4
Calories: 345kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb flank steak sliced into thin slices about 1/2 inch long
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon Montreal Steak Seasoning or to taste
  • 8 slices American white cheese
  • 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese grated, or use any cheese of your choice
  • 6 raw or cooked tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • salsa, sour cream & cilantro for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Using a nonstick skillet over medium high heat and working in batches, add steak slices and cook for 5-7 minutes or until meat is cooked thru. Stirring few times.
  • Transfer beef to a colander to drain and return it back to the skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and season with 1 tablespoon montreal spice, or to taste. Add cheese and stir until cheese melts.
  • If you are using raw tortillas, cook them according to the package. Place cooked steak on tortilla and fold it into chimichanga form.
  • Brush with melted butter and bake for about 15- 20 minutes or until crispy texture. Serve with salsa, sour cream and cilantro. Enjoy!

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Notes

  • Use left over grilled Carne asada meat to make these chimichangas. 
  • Warm tortillas before wrapping them, I like to warm them in the skillet on a high heat for few seconds. It makes wrapping so much easier when tortillas are warm.
  • These chimichangas can be air fried too, brush them with melted butter before adding them to the Air Fryer, then air fry them for 8-10 minutes on 400F.
  • Air fry frozen chimichangas by wrapping them in foil and air frying them on on 400F for about 18-20 minutes. 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 3mg