Chile and Cheese Flautas

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  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 16 flautas (16 servings)
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These crispy tortillas are stuffed with green chiles, cheese and corn for a wonderful array of texture and flavor.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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-degree hot oil until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 120
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Sodium 243 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)