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Baked Beef Taquitos Recipe

Baked Beef Taquitos are the perfect baked meal. No Frying these delicious taquitos. They are so easy to make, and kids love them. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: baked taquitos, beef taquitos, Easy baked beef taquitos, easy taquitos
Servings: 10
Calories: 214kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Sheet pan
  • microwave

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups salsa divided
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 10 whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cook beef and onion in a skillet over medium heat until cooked through; drain excess grease.
  • Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Stir in 1 cup salsa, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Cook mixture over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • Divide beef mixture evenly between tortillas, spreading down the middle, and sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Roll up tortillas and place seam side down on a baking sheet lined with foil.
  • Spray with a light layer of nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cook for 10 minutes, or until tortillas are golden brown.
  • Serve with remaining salsa, if desired.

Notes

  • Flour tortillas are a favorite when making Baked Beef Taquitos. Mostly because they are so easy to work with and very inexpensive. If you heat them slightly in the microwave, they bend and fold just like you want them to.

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 443IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2mg