Grilled Chimichanga

Classic Grilled Chimichanga

Enjoy these simple to make savory chimichanga's tonight!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Hispanic, Latina, Spanish
Servings: 10 Tortillas
Author: Latina Misfit on a Mission


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons of tomato sauce
  • ½ cup of corn
  • 2 tablespoons of sofrito optional
  • 3 tablespoons of cilantro chopped
  • 18 oz of refried beans
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese (cheddar or desired kind) or more if desired
  • 10 to ritllas 10 inches


  • In a pan over medium high heat, brown ground beef for 5-7 minutes. Drain grease, return meat to heat and add oregano, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, tomato sauce, corn, cilantro and sofrito. Lower heat to medium. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes, until cooked and flavors are infused together. Turn off heat.
  • Take tortillas and spread 2-3 tablespoons of refried beans on tortilla. Layer 3-4 tablespoons of meat mixture over refried beans. Sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of cheese over meat mixture.
  • Roll tortillas into a burrito shape.
  • Put heat on medium high, on a hot grill griddle either spray with cooking spray or grease with a little bit of oil, add a chimichanga, seam side down and grill for 2-3 minutes on both sides. Lower heat if necessary.


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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