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Fried Beef-Filled Flour Tortillas

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  Beef stew meat 2 Pound
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  10 inch flour tortillas 12 Inch
  Fat 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (for frying)
  Shredded lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Guacamole 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Radish roses 3

In medium saucepan combine meat, water, garlic, chili powder, vinegar, oregano, salt, cumin, and pepper.
Bring to boiling.
Cover; reduce heat and simmer about 2 hours or till meat is very tender.
Uncover and boil rapidly about 15 minutes or until water has almost evaporated.
Watch closely and stir near end of cooking time so meat doesn't stick.
Remove from heat.
Using 2 forks, shred meat very fine.
Meanwhile, wrap stack of tortillas in foil; heat in 350° oven for 15 minutes.
Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture onto each tortilla, near one edge.
Fold edge nearest filling up and over filling just till mixture is covered.
Fold in the two sides envelope fashion, then roll up.
Fasten with wooden pick, if needed.
In heavy skillet or saucepan fry filled tortillas in 1/2 inch hot fat about 1 minute on each side or till golden brown.
Drain on paper toweling.
Keep warm in 300° oven while frying remaining chimichangas.
Garnish with lettuce, Guacamole, and radish roses.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6541 Calories from Fat 5133

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 569 g876.2%

Saturated Fat 154.7 g773.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 988.3 mg329.4%

Sodium 3575.9 mg149%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.6%

Dietary Fiber 47.6 g190.2%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 269 g537.6%

Vitamin A 980.8% Vitamin C 255%

Calcium 69% Iron 173.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fried Beef-Filled Flour Tortillas Recipe