Quick and Easy Chicken Taquitos Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Quick and Easy Chicken Taquitos

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"My kids love the taquitos we get at the grocery store in the freezer aisle. They would happily eat them every day. However, the mean mommy that I am, am working on reducing the amount of processed food in our diet so I had to try homemade. After checking all the recipes for taquitos I could find, I decided to mix it up and create my own! So I took ideas from about 4 different recipes and went to town. My kids and husband have given their seal of approval. My very picky 3-year-old even had seconds! I serve them on a bed of lettuce with sour cream and do Mexican rice on the side."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine chicken, beans, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, diced green chile peppers, cumin, chili powder, salt, and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until filling is heated through, 5 to 10 minutes. Add Mexican cheese blend to filling and stir until cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat.
  3. Place corn tortillas on a microwave-safe plate and cover with a wet paper towel; heat in microwave until tortillas are warmed, about 30 seconds.
  4. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons filling down the middle of each tortilla. Roll tortilla tightly around the filling and place, seam-side down, on a baking sheet. Spray the rolled tortillas with cooking spray.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned and crispy, about 30 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Flour tortillas can be used in place of corn tortillas.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 293 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 7.1 g
  • 28%
  • Protein
  • 19.9 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 745 mg
  • 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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