easy, healthier version of taquitos.

you haven’t lived yet, if you haven’t had taquitos. straight from the frozen food aisle, to the microwave, to your mouth. example:

{don miguel}

they’re delicious. but don’t look at the nutrition facts .. [because the fact is you probably don’t want to know].

until now: hello substitute.

insert scrumptious, healthy, & simple: baked beef taquitos. [from SELF magazine].

[I made them last night].


  • 1 lb ground beef [lean]
  • 1/2 red bell pepper [chopped]
  • 1/2 onion [chopped]
  • 3/4 cup of salsa
  • corn tortillas


  • preheat oven to 425*
  • brown the 1 lb ground beef. [as I did above].
  • add the chopped red bell pepper & onion. saute until veggies are tender.
  • add 3/4 cup of salsa. mix well.
  • meat mixture meet corn tortillas. roll ’em up. and place them in a medium pan [sprayed with cooking spray]. before going in the oven: spray the top of the tortillas with cooking spray.
  • place in oven for 10-12 mins [or until golden brown].

I topped mine with a LITTLE ranch dressing, salsa, red bell pepper & onion.

so simple. so quick. and sooo delicious.

[pairs well with a margarita]

[but to be honest, what doesn’t?? ;)]

happy tuesday.


About chelset

Born and raised Iowan ..uprooting my life and moving to the big city. Many adjustments will be made along the way ..but what's life without some risk?
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One Response to easy, healthier version of taquitos.

  1. Yes! I will ve trying for sure!

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