Chimichangas de Carne de Res (Shredded Beef Chimichangas ) – Cinco de Mayo Recipes


4 (12 inch) flour tortillas
8 cups precooked shredded beef
4 avocados, skinned and seeded
1 cup sour cream
2 pickled jalapeno chiles, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons juice from the pickled jalapeno chilies
1/4 cup cilantro, minced

In a food processor, add two of the skinned, seeded avocados, sour cream, chiles, chili juice and cilantro. Process until thick and smooth.

Thinly slice the remaining two avocados & divide into 4 servings.

Use a tortilla warmer to warm tortillas in an oven or microwave.

Place 2 cups shredded beef and one serving of sliced avocado to each tortilla.

Fold and fry tortillas until crispy. Drain well on a paper towel.

To serve, add a warm, fried chimichanga to a plate and top with avacado sauce.

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