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Excellent! We had these for dinner tonight. I halved the recipe easily, using the whole can of chiles. I used ground beef. Since there were no instructions for the beef, I lightly browned it and then added the diced bacon and onions and finished until all were cooked and followed as directed. Next time I would like to use shredded chicken vs. the ground chicken and add some mexican corn. Didn't get to take pic. Very good. Made for Ausie Swap #33.

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happynana October 03, 2009

Yum! I used happynana's suggestion of shredded chicken, and it was great! I omitted the salt (personal preference). I had a little extra filling and found that it was great over the salad as a kind of taco salad-type dish. I also garnished with some homemade guacamole. Thanks for sharing!

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Starrynews February 15, 2010

Simply yummy! I had 2 of the beef and couldn't wait to have them again! I just used regular oregano because I couldn't find the Mexican. Worked great! We will have these often.

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LouLouIzSpoiled October 15, 2009

We loved these! I have to admit, I'm not a big Tex-Mex foodie and made this primarily for my DH, but I was the one going back for seconds! And he loved them as well! I used ground beef and for the chili powder I used Penzey's Chipotle Powder. Made for Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #32.

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mailbelle September 08, 2009

Wow...were these ever delish! Made them for DD prom night for all of us that came home after Grand March...I used oil instead of lard...ground beef...and added a can of black beans and some corn. Will make this again for sure!! Everyone loved them...gave the recipe out to 2 people. Thanks for posting this recipe. Made for ZWT 5 for the Zaar ChowHounds!

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Thea May 17, 2009

I'm not sure if I've ever used ground meat for chimichangas in the past but these were very good. The meat was ground turkey and only about 3 slices of bacon were used for flavoring and for cooking the onions. The lard was omitted. While the recipe calls for ground chicken there is a reference in the instructions for shredded meat which would also be very good. Made for *ZWT 5*

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PaulaG May 17, 2009
Chicken or Beef Chimichangas (Tex-Mex)