Homemade Taquitos from Gracious Pantry

Homemade Taquitos from Gracious Pantry

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 95.9
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.0 mg
  • Sodium: 119.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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Recipe adapted from The Gracious Pantry http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eat
Recipe adapted from The Gracious Pantry http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eat

Number of Servings: 48


    (Makes 48 taquitos)
    3-1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    3 tbsp. garlic powder
    3 tbsp. onion powder
    1 cup clean salsa (use mild if kids will be eating these!)
    2 tbsp. olive oil
    2 tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
    4 packs (12 count) small, clean, corn tortillas


Note: These freeze well. To eat after freezing, defrost overnight in the fridge and then warm in the oven. You can microwave them, but they get soggy.


Step 1 – Bake the chicken breasts in the crock pot with half of the onion and garlic powder sprinkled on them, on low for 6-8 hours or low for 4-6 hours

Step 2 – Cut off any unwanted parts and put the cooled chicken breasts into a food processor with the rest of the garlic and onion powders, salsa, & olive oil, and blend until you have a well blended, “crumbly dough” looking mixture.

Step 3 – Warm the tortillas in the microwave, wrapping them in a wet paper towel. Get them nice and “pliable” so they don’t rip while you are rolling them. They will be hot, so don’t burn yourself!

Step 4 – Put about 1 tbsp. of meat on a tortilla, and roll up like you are rolling a carpet.

Step 5 – Place the taquitos in an oiled baking pan and spray the tops with olive oil using an oil mister/sprayer. This will give you the browned crunchiness that everyone loves in a taquito.

Step 6 – Bake at 400 degrees F. until they are golden brown. (About 20 minutes, but the time can vary from oven to oven. So keep an eye on them)

Step 7 – Cool and serve with salsa for dipping!

Serving Size: makes 48, 6" taquitos

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