Chile and Cheese Flautas

Flautas
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 16 flautas (16 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
120 Calories
5g Fat
15g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 16 flautas (16 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 243mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 4g
Calcium 100mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These crispy tortillas are stuffed with green chiles, cheese and corn for a wonderful array of texture and flavor.

Ingredients

  • 16 small flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup canned green chiles (or roasted, peeled and seeded green chiles coarsely chopped)
  • 1 cup jack cheese
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup green chile sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix chiles, cheese, chile sauce, corn and sugar in a medium bowl.

  2. Place about 2 tablespoons of filling down center of a tortilla and roll it up tightly.

  3. Secure with a toothpick and place seam side down on a plate.

  4. Roll up all of the flautas and fry 3 or 4 at a time in 350 F hot oil until golden brown and crispy.

  5. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

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