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    Chicken and Cheese Flautas

    Chicken and Cheese Flautas. Photo by Sandi (From CA)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    26 mins

    20 mins

    6 mins

    Karen From Colorado's Note:

    Easy after work meal. Flautas are thin, flute like tubes filled with meat and cheese which is where the name of these taste treats come from. Flauta means flute in Spanish and makes a delicious meal served with Spanish rice and refried beans topped with melted cheese.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Flautas

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine the chicken, cheese and cumin in a small bowl.
    2. 2
      Place about 1/4 of the chicken mixture on each tortilla.
    3. 3
      Top with 1 tablespoon salsa.
    4. 4
      Roll tightly and secure with a toothpick; brush with oil.
    5. 5
      Cook filled tortillas over medium heat in a 10 inch skillet 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally until filling is hot and tortillas are toasted.
    6. 6
      Remove toothpicks and serve with guacamole and sour cream if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 17, 2007

      35

      I liked these, but I think that paying more attention to how the chicken is prepared would have made it much better. I baked chicken breasts and shredded the meat. That preparation seemd to really be lacking in the flavor department. Maybe sprinkling a little spice on them and then sauteing until golden brown would have given me that extra flavor I was looking for. I do really like the the rolled up and stuffed tortilla crisped up in the saute pan.

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    • on December 12, 2007

      35

      What a great way to use up leftover chicken. Too easy. I burnt mine because I was trying to cook and chase a toddler at the same time! LOL. They were still yummy.

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    • on November 07, 2007

      55

      I need to give props to "Oven flautas" from this site beacause I used some of the seasoning ideas from it! (chili powder, oregano, more cumin, garlic powder-gave it a nice kick!) I used taco sauce for the salsa, low fat cheese & a whole wheat tortilla. I cooked this in the skillet (my first time; usually I pop it in the oven!). It worked great but I should have cooked it longer to really get it crispy but I was distracted with other food preps & was afraid of burning it! Next time I will watch it closer :-). I was craving those resturant type flautas & this was a nice substitute; thank u for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken and Cheese Flautas

    Serving Size: 1 (504 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 224.4
     
    Calories from Fat 110
    49%
    Total Fat 12.2 g
    18%
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 29.8 mg
    9%
    Sodium 391.5 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.5 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 11.7 g
    23%

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