Spicy Buffalo Baked Taquitos!

As the weather begins to get warmer each day, here’s a yummy Mexican recipe to bring in the flavors of Spring! Check out these Spicy Buffalo Baked Taquitos submitted by Tasty25 contributor Amber Constant of New Orleans, Louisiana; these delicious ethnic treats are a healthy twist to a Mexican delight, filled with meat, veggies, and all sorts of great spices! The meal feeds 4 adults at only 320 calories per serving, low in sodium, and they’re packed full of protein, dietary fiber, and much more. Share your thoughts with Amber by leaving a rating & comment below, and we hope you enjoy. Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff

 

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CALORIE COUNT: 320 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 161 grams.

 

What you need:

1 Cup of white onion, chopped

2 Cloves of garlic, minced

1/4 Cup diced red bell pepper

1/4 lb. Raw buffalo meat, ground (96-98%lean)

1/4 Cup fresh salsa

1/4 Cup goat cheese

1/4 Cup black bean spread (I used Cedars brand.)

1/4 Cup white bean spread (I used Cedars brand.)

1/4 Cup cooked quinoa

1 Package of Sprouted Corn Tortillas

1 Tbsp. kelp

1 Tsp. ground black peppercorn

2 Tsp. cumin

1 Tsp. paprika

2 Tsp. cayenne powder

2 Tsp. chili powder

1 Tbsp. dried cilantro, or more if using fresh

Coconut Oil (For Brushing)

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 25 minutes; Serves 4 adults.)

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. In a skillet, saute onions for 4 minutes; Add red pepper, then saute for 2 minutes, adding garlic until aromatic. (1 minute or so.)

  2. Next, add the buffalo meat and seasonings; Cook for 5min or until browned; Add your cooked quinoa, and stir until evenly distributed.

  3. Add in goat cheese, salsa, bean spreads, and additional seasonings if needed; Stir until evenly distributed and heated for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Open tortillas, place filling inside, and make tight rolls; Place all on a baking sheet, and brush lightly with coconut oil (Or olive oil.)

  5. Bake for 10-15min. (Bake until browned and crispy on the outside.)

  6. Remove from oven, and serve hot.

  7. Eat & enjoy!

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Amber Constant is a Tasty25 Magazine contributor from New Orleans, LA.

 

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