Baked Chicken Chimichangas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 11
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 247.6
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.9 mg
  • Sodium: 727.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Number of Servings: 11

Ingredients

    1 cup onion chopped
    3 cloves minced garlic
    1 T olive oil
    2 cups salsa
    1.5 tsp. chili powder
    .5 tsp. cumin
    .25 tsp cinnamon
    2.5 cups cooked, shredded chicken
    12" whole wheat tortillas
    1 cup refried beans
    non-stick cooking spray

Directions

In a large saucepan over medium-high heat saute onion and garlic in oil until tender; stir in salsa, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon and chicken; remove from heat and set aside.

Working with one tortilla at a time, spoon 2 T of refried beans down the center of each tortilla; top with a 3 T of chicken filling.

Fold the top and bottom of the tortilla toward the center, and then roll the sides. Place chimichanga seam side down on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray.

Continue w/the remaining tortillas until all are finished. Spray all sides of the chimichangas with a light coating of cooking spray.

Bake in a 450 degree oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp, turning after 10 minutes.

Makes 11 chimichangas.

Freezes well. Reheat wrapped in a paper towel for 1-2 minutes or by baking in oven for 10-15 minutes.

Number of Servings: 11

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TTSMMA.

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