Classic Ground Beef Taquitos
Classic Ground Beef Taquitos. Dip this crunchy and delicious Mexican appetizer into salsa or guacamole, and it’s like a piñata breaking in your mouth.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time38 mins
Cook ground beef, drain, and return to pan with your favorite salsa.
Let simmer for 5 minutes. Then remove from heat.
Warm tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds.
Add a spoonful of ground beef to the tortilla.
Add shredded cheese.
Roll up and tie with a toothpick, as shown in picture above.
Set aside. Repeat.
Heat oil in a pan.
Fry taquitos 3-minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
Drain on a paper towel.
Serve with salsa and/ or guacamole.
NOTE: Do not overcrowd the pan, or they will not cook properly.
To heat tortillas:
For Oven Taquitos:
- To make the tortilla pliable, you have to nuke them for 30 seconds in the microwave.
- Or if you don’t believe in microwaves, stick them in a warm oven for a few minutes.
If you are not interested in frying the taquitos, you can put them in the oven. 425 degrees F for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg