Brown ground meat, onion and garlic in electric skillet at 365F or in large heavy skillet on medium-high heat. Drain. Stir in tomatoes, 1/3 cup salsa, chili powder, thyme, salt and cayenne. Simmer at 300F or on medium-low heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Stir occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in refried beans.
Heat 2 or 3 inches Crisco Oil to 365F in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
Place 1/2 cup beef mixture in center of each tortilla. Fold opposite sides of tortilla to center over beef mixture. Fold ends toward center. Secure with wooden toothpick.
Fry 1 or 2 at a time in oil heated to 365F. Fry 1-1/2 to 2 minutes, until golden brown. Turn as needed for even browning. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Serve immediately with salsa, if desired.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (336g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 411 (63%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 45.7g||61 %|
|Saturated Fat 18.2g||91 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 15.8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.6g|
|Cholesterol 128.1mg||39 %|
|Sodium 636.4mg||22 %|
|Potassium 776.6mg||20 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 26.7g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.5g||18 %|
|Sugars, other 22.3g|
|Protein 33.4g||48 %|
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Calories per serving: 654
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