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    Flautas

    Flautas. Photo by Vicki in CT

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    20 mins

    10 mins

    Cynna's Note:

    Renal-friendly version of these Mexican yums! These flautas can be made using shredded chicken instead of brisket. Posted for Zaar World Tour II

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat shredded brisket in a skillet with salt, cumin and black/cayenne peppers.
    2. 2
      Make sure spices are well incorporated into the meat.
    3. 3
      Warm corn tortillas in 250 degree oven until soft.
    4. 4
      Place about 2 tablespoons of meat in a line down the middle of each tortilla.
    5. 5
      Roll up each tortilla tightly and secure with a toothpick.
    6. 6
      Fry flautas in hot shortening or oil, turning until all sides are crisp.
    7. 7
      Serve immediately with sour cream, shredded lettuce, and sliced tomato.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 21, 2007

      55

      I could not believe how easy this was! I used left over pot roast amd in addition to the cumin, I used chili powder, oregano and about 2 oz diced green chiles - left out the black and cayanne pepper. I heated my tortillas over the stove fire and didn't have any toothpicks, so I just carefylly laid them in about 1/2 inch of hot veg oil, with the seam side down and it worked perfectly. Just started off making them for myself, but as soon as DH and DD got a taste, I had to go back and make more! I never realized how easy taquitos were to make! I was going to use the meat for tonight's dinner, but it's now almost gone :-) Thanks for such a great idea!

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    • on June 19, 2007

      55

      Wonderful and crispy. Great way to use up left over brisket. My first attempt did not work...tortillas cracked and broke. I used the method I use for enchiladas and dipped the tortillas in hot oil to make them limp. This was much more successful! I love these out and have never been brave enough to try at home. Thank you Cynna for posting an awesome recipe.

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    • on June 04, 2006

      55

      i made these with chicken .i served with gauamole.dee

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    Nutritional Facts for Flautas

    Serving Size: 1 (143 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 9

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 387.5
     
    Calories from Fat 252
    65%
    Total Fat 28.0 g
    43%
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 40.3 mg
    13%
    Sodium 126.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.2 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 11.9 g
    23%

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