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An oversize beef chimichanga at a restaurant can pack 800 calories and 46 grams of fatenough to feed three people! Our low-fat, high-flavor version of the Mexican specialty is a guilt-free indulgence. Heating the tortillas makes them easier to roll.
- Preheat oven to 350F. Coat baking sheet once with cooking spray. Set aside.
- Coat large skillet with cooking spray and place over low heat. Add onion; cook, stirring often, until just softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic and stir 30 seconds.
- Add soy “meat,” breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Stir in tomatoes, roasted jalapeno, chili powder and cumin. Mix well. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes.
- Meanwhile, stack tortillas, wrap in foil and bake until warm and pliable, 8 to 10 minutes. (Alternatively, using tongs, heat each tortilla over an open flame.)
- Place tortillas on work surface and spoon about 3/4 cup “meat” filling in center of each. Fold in sides and roll up, jelly-roll style. Place on prepared baking sheet, seam side down. Bake until chimichangas are lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Serve hot with salsa.
- Serving Size 6 servings
- Calories 262
- Carbohydrate Content 31 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 3 g
- Fiber Content 8 g
- Protein Content 20 g
- Saturated Fat Content 0 g
- Sodium Content 540 mg
- Sugar Content 0 g
- Trans Fat Content 0 g
- Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g