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Baked Taquitos Recipe

This Baked Taquitos Recipe is the perfect Mexican spin for using all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Or feel free to use chicken!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Meixcan
Keyword How to Make Taquitos, Taquitos, Taquitos Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 taquitos
Calories 120kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 2 cups turkey cooked & shredded {or chicken}
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese grated
  • 3 green onions chopped {white and most of the green parts}
  • 4 oz mild fire roasted diced green chiles 1 can
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 24 small corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line large cookie sheet with foil, parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir all ingredients together excluding the tortillas and butter.
  • Wrap corn tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave 1-2 minutes or until hot and pliable. Brush melted butter onto one of the sides of the tortilla. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of turkey filling down the center of the tortilla. Fold over and wrap tightly. Brush the outside with more butter and place onto prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tortillas. 
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly golden and crispy. Serve warm with sour cream, salsa and guacamole.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 0.6mg