Mexican Beef Taquitos Recipe

Beef Taquitos 


2 cups cheddar cheese , grated

garlic powder

5 lbs roast

onion soup mix (optional)

48 corn tortillas

cheese sauce (optional)

salsa (optional)

sour cream (optional)

onion powder (optional)

1 1/2 cups picante sauce or 1 1/2 cups salsa or 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes , undrained

1/4 cup onion , finely chopped

guacamole (optional)


Cook roast in roasting pan (or slow cooker), pouring onion soup mix, dissolved in 1 cup water, over it. Cook at 325F for 34-38 minutes per pound. Let cool thoroughly overnight in fridge. Finely chop (or shred) roast beef and mix with cheddar cheese, garlic and onion powder, salt and pepper, picante sauce and onion in a large bowl. Portion 1/4 cup mixture onto each corn tortilla in the lower 1/3 of the tortilla. Roll up tortilla. To soften tortillas, microwave between two damp paper towels for a few seconds. To freeze for later, simply put seam side down on cookie sheets and freeze. Flash freeze on wax papered covered cookie sheets. When firm, transfer to ziplock freezer bags. To Re-heat: Thaw, then lightly fry in hot oil until brown and crispy. To eat them now, continue with directions for frying below. Heat electric skillet to 300°F covering bottom with oil. Fry taquitos with open edge down to seal. Turn over fry other side. Serve hot with condiments.

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