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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Low-Fat Chimichangas

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Category: Low Calorie, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cn (16-ounce) black beans,
  • -rinsed and drained
  • 1 cn (8-ounce) stewed tomatoes
  • 2 ts Chili powder; to 3
  • 1 ts Dried oregano or Italian her
  • 22 (6-inch) corn tortillas; to
  • 1 c Finely chopped green onion;
  • -including tops
  • 1 1/2 c Shredded Jarlsberg Lite chee


Procedure: Mix beans, tomatoes, chili powder and oregano in saucepan. Cover
and simmer 5 minutes. Uncover and simmer, stirring and crushing some of the
beans against side of pot, 5 minutes longer. Set aside. Warm tortillas per
package directions and keep warm under a hot, damp cloth. Place 1
tablespoon of bean mixture on center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with a
rounded teaspoon of onion, then a tablespoon of cheese. Fold opposite sides
of tortillas on top of mixture twice, forming square packets. Place fold
sides down on non-stick pan. Repeat until all ingredients are used. Cook
over low heat, covered, 3 to 5 minutes until heated through and bottoms are
crispy. Presentation: Serve at once or keep warm on a covered warming tray.
Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings (22 to 24 pieces). Source: Orange County
Register Newspaper

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