Ultimate Taquitos for the big game

Let's break the mold on traditional taquitos and flautas!

It’s about time for the big game. The entire Ark-La-Tex Weekend team came together to put a twist on a game time snack. In 2019 it was Super Crunch Snack Wings. For 2020, each of us brainstormed a different way in cooking the Tex-Mex favorite – taquitos. After strategic planning we came up with these Ultimate Taquitos.


Keto Taquito by Jeff Dillard

Jeff Dillard His creation is the healthiest of all the recipes for our taquitos.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • ½ medium bell pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Low Carb Tortillas

DIRECTIONS

Brown ground beef and drain. Chop green onions and bell pepper and add to beef. Mix in chili powder and cumin. Spread mixture into a line on the tortilla. Top with shredded cheese. Tightly roll the tortilla. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Serve with salsa.


Pizza Taquitos by Matthew Banks

Matthew Banks His taquito takes another game time favorite and rolls it up.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 c. pizza sauce
  • 5 slices of large pepperoni
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Shredded Mozzerella Cheese
  • Corn Tortillas

DIRECTIONS

Add pizza sauce in a line on the tortilla. Top with rolled up pepperoni (if using the large slices), mozzarella cheese, and basil. Tightly roll the tortilla. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Serve with Ranch dressing.


Thai Chicken Taquitos by Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter Why not merge two fantastic cuisines into one handy snack?

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 c. Thai Peanut Sauce
  • 3-4 raw shrimp (peeled, de-veined)
  • 1/4 c. cabbage
  • 1 carrot
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Corn Tortillas

DIRECTIONS

Spoon a line of peanut sauce on to the tortilla. Top with shrimp, cabbage, carrot and cilantro leaves and stems. Tightly roll the tortilla. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Serve with Sweet Chili sauce or more peanut sauce.


Cherry Cheese Tortillas by Dominique O’Neill

ultimate Taquitos We’ve seen several savory recipes. Here’s a sweet one!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pkg. softened cream cheese
  • 1 can of cherry pie filling
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Corn tortillas

DIRECTIONS

Spread the cream cheese down one side of the tortillas. Top with cherry pie filling in a line. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. Tightly roll the tortilla. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Serve with chocolate whipped topping.


We hope you give these Ultimate Taquitos a try. And they don’t have to be for game day either.

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