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A Bean & Cheese Chimichanga is covered in Green Sauce and garnished with chopped green onions and cilantro.

Bean & Cheese Chimichangas

This classic Sonoran style Bean & Cheese Chimichanga with Green Sauce is the delectable dish you are craving for dinner tonight.
Prep Time 1 d
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 d 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine African American, Mexican, Mexican American
Servings 6 people


  • Large Frying Pan
  • Tongs
  • Medium Saucepan
  • Large Wooden Spoon


  • Large Flour Tortillas
  • ¾ cup Organic Avocado Oil
  • Beans, pre-prepared
  • cup Pozole Verde Soup, pre-prepared
  • 2 tbsp Organic Cornstarch
  • Organic Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • Organic Green Onions, chopped
  • Organic Cilantro, garnish


  • Place Pozole Verde (Green Sauce) Soup into the saucepan on medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil, add cornstarch and reduce heat to low, stirring frequently.
  • Add Avocado Oil to frying pan and heat to medium low.
  • Take two room temperature tortillas and fill with about ½ cup of beans, a Tbsp. of Pozole Verde Sauce and cheese.
  • Carefully fold the tortillas like a burrito and then place into the frying pan.
  • Cook until the side is brown and crisp, about one minute and then flip the chimichanga and cook for another minute.
  • Remove immediately from the oil and place onto a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Place chimichanga onto a plate and garnish with additional grated cheese, Green Sauce, chopped green onions and cilantro. Serve.
Keyword 30 Minute Meals, African Heritage Diet, Dinner, Dinner Recipes, Lunch, Quick Dinner Ideas