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Vegan Chimichangas

Oven-Baked Burritos

I recently made these baked burritos for my uncle and omnivore cousins and was happy to see they liked them! My cousins, who aren’t really exposed to vegan food, said they wouldn’t even know these burritos are vegan! I actually got the idea for these from a Swedish friend of mine. She told me she’d make chimichangas and they sounded amazing, so when I got home, I researched recipes and looked for ways to make a vegan version of them. To come up with the recipe, I just thought of ingredients that would be good in burritos and since cheese is a vital part of chimichangas, I definitely wasn’t going to sacrifice that. So I came up with a filling made of brown rice, sweet potato, beans, corn, jalapeños and tomato sauce and served the chimichangas with guacamole and a salad on the side. The result was delicious and I could eat these vegan burritos every day! You can even take them to work the next day or eat them cold on the go. Ingredients: …