Beef Flautas

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Taquitos can be made with any spicy meat or cheese filling.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 16 corn tortillas (6")
  • 3 cups shredded cooked beef
  • 1½ cups shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Directions

  • Place a tortilla on a flat surface; lay out another tortilla so that it overlaps the first tortilla about halfway. Spoon about ⅓ cup of the shredded beef down the center length, where the tortillas overlap. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of the meat. Roll up, starting with 1 long side and rolling toward the other. Pin closed with wooden picks or small skewers. Repeat with the remaining tortillas, beef, and cheese to make 8 flautas.
  • Heat the oil to medium-high in a large frying plan. Fry each flauta until golden brown on both sides.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 16 corn tortillas (6")
  • 3 cups shredded cooked beef
  • 1½ cups shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Directions

  • Place a tortilla on a flat surface; lay out another tortilla so that it overlaps the first tortilla about halfway. Spoon about ⅓ cup of the shredded beef down the center length, where the tortillas overlap. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of the meat. Roll up, starting with 1 long side and rolling toward the other. Pin closed with wooden picks or small skewers. Repeat with the remaining tortillas, beef, and cheese to make 8 flautas.
  • Heat the oil to medium-high in a large frying plan. Fry each flauta until golden brown on both sides.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories390
Total Fat26g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol60mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars0g
Protein18g