Darcy Hodges


Super Easy as a way to use up left overs - very yummy if your craving Mexican Food :)

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15 Min
10 Min


1 c
shredded beef (however you prepare or from left overs)
1 c
shredded cheese
1 pkg
corn tortillas ( or can use flour)
1/2 c
canola oil
1 c
chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp
salt, pepper, cumin, garlic pwdr
1/2 c
green sauce
1 c
refried beans
2 c
lettuce - iceberg or romaine (more nutrients)

How to Make Taquitos


  • 1Chop Tomatoes, Lettuce - season Tomatoes with 1/2 tsp of the combined spices, keep cold in fridge
  • 2Prepare refried beans (homemade or canned), season with other 1/2 tsp of spice mix (and it's yummy to add a Tbsp of taco sauce too :) )
  • 3Shred Cheese or use bagged shredded kind, While heating oil in a small frying pan to medium high heat.
  • 4Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave for 20-30 seconds so playable. Use a little beef in each and roll (if needed can put toothpick through to hold together while frying) Have all rolled and ready on a plate
  • 5Fry taquitos about 4-6 at a time and turn till golden brown.
  • 6Remove onto a plate with several paper towels to absorb excess grease. Top on a plate with cheese to melt and a lil green sauce, plate beans topped with a little cheese. A side of lettuce and a sprinkling of tomatoes across lettuce and taquitos! Wallah Mexican platter homemade style. ~Enjoy :)

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About Taquitos

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy