Taquitos

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Taquitos

Taquitos

Chicken filling cooked in the slow cooker, then at dinner time, fill tortillas and bake for 10 minutes for a quick meal or appetizer.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours 25 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chicken Breast, colby cheese, corn tortillas, cream cheese, Crock Pot, flour tortillas, Mexican blend cheese, Slow Cooker
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts boneless skinless (about 2)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 dash salt to taste
  • 1 dash black pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup colby or Mexican blend cheese; shredded
  • 12 6 inch corn tortillas or flour tortillas

Optional

  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream or other toppings as desired

Instructions

  • Add chicken, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper to taste, cream cheese, and water to crock pot. Cover and cook on low 8 hours or on high 4 hours.
  • Minutes before serving, remove chicken from crock pot, shred with two forks, and return to slow cooker. Give it a stir. Let it cook about 15 minutes longer.
  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Place about 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture onto the middle of each tortilla. Top with 1-2 tablespoons shredded cheese. Roll tightly and place in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, until tortillas are slightly browned and shredded cheese is melted.
  • Serve with desired toppings and sauces.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Taquitos
Serving Size
 
3 each
Amount per Serving
Calories
610
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
32
g
49
%
Saturated Fat
 
16
g
100
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
9
g
Cholesterol
 
190
mg
63
%
Sodium
 
589
mg
26
%
Potassium
 
905
mg
26
%
Carbohydrates
 
33
g
11
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
48
g
96
%
Vitamin A
 
1215
mcg
135
%
Vitamin C
 
2
mg
2
%
Calcium
 
245
mg
25
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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