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       Title: Chimichangas
  Categories: Mexican, Meats, Cheese
       Yield: 12 servings
  
     1/4 c  Bacon grease
       2 c  Beef, pork OR chicken *
       1    Onion; diced
       2    Garlic cloves; minced
       2    Tomatoes; chopped
       8 oz Green chiles; chopped
       1    Potato; peeled boiled diced
       1 ts Salt
   1 1/2 ts Dried oregano
       2 ts Chili powder; (or to taste)
       2 tb Fresh cilantro; minced
      12    Flour tortillas; warmed
            Vegetable oil
            Cheddar cheese; shredded
            Sour cream
            Salsa
            Lettuce; shredded
            Tomatoes; chopped
  
   * chopped or shredded, cooked
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   ****************** In a skillet; melt bacon grease over medium heat.
   Saute meat, onion, garlic, tomatoes, chiles and potatoes until the
   onion softens. Add salt, oregano, chili powder and cilantro; simmer
   2-3 minutes. Place a scant 1/2 cup meat filling on each tortilla.
   Fold, envelope-style, like a burrito. Fry, seam side down, in 1/2
   inch of hot oil (360-375~F) until crispy and brown. Turn, and brown
   other side. Drain briefly on a paoer towel. Place on a serving plate
   and top with shredded cheese, a dollop of sour cream and salsa. Place
   shredded lettuce next to chimichanga and top with tomatoes. Serve
   immediately.
  
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