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Beef Taquitos Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef Taquitos recipe? Learn how to make Beef Taquitos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by buckybando

Makes 12 servings



Better beef taquitos are on the softer side, not crispy.

Recipe Ingredients for Beef Taquitos

2 lbs ground beef
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Chili powder
2 tablespoons Paprika
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Garlic powder or 2 cloves
1/2 diced Bell pepper
1/2 diced medium Onion
12 corn tortillas
1/4 cup canola oil, for frying

Recipe Directions for Beef Taquitos

  1. In 2 quart sauce pan add ground beef, salt, chili powder, garlic, cumin, paprika. Enough water to cover meat. Bring to a boil. Simmer over medium low heat about an hour.

  2. Then add 1/2 medium chopped onion, 1/2 medium chopped bell pepper continue cooking 20 or 30 more minutes.

  3. For taquitos recipe: Heat oil in skillet. Microwave tortillas just enough to soften.

  4. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the beef meat in center of each tortilla Roll the tortilla around the beef filling into flute shape.

  5. Use a toothpick to hold the tortilla in the flute shape. ("flauta" in Spanish)

  6. Fry beef taquitos approximately 2-3 minutes or until tortilla holds its shape.

  7. Remove the toothpicks and serve 2-3 taquitos on a plate.

  8. Serve Salsa, sour cream and guacamole on the side.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 117.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
245
Calories from Fat
93
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.3g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
67mg
22%
Sodium
268mg
11%
Potassium
423mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
13.0g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
24.8g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 4% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
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