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Crispy Taquitos

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Crispy Taquitos

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  • Makes: 4 servings

Fresh pico de gallo, cooked chicken, veggies, and cheese combine to make these tasty taquitos that are baked, not fried, for a healthy meal or snack.


  • 3 servings Pico de Gallo (2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chicken (cooked, finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup corn (no salt added, canned or frozen, thawed)
  • 1/4 cup green onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper (green, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded, reduced fat, or Monterey jack or queso fresco)
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil


1. Heat oven to 425°F. In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup Pico de Gallo,
chicken, corn, green onion, bell pepper, and cheese.

2. Soften tortillas on the stovetop or in the microwave oven, and spoon a heaping tablespoon of filling onto the center of each tortilla. Roll up tightly and secure each with a toothpick.

3. Place rolled tortillas seam side down on a baking sheet and brush
each lightly with oil. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned.

4. Place 3 taquitos on each plate and serve with remaining Pico de Gallo.


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Source: California Champions for Change, Lunch Recipes
California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3 taquitos (283g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 249
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 204 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 124 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 269 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 249
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 19 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 13 g
Calcium 124 mg
Potassium 269 mg
Sodium 204 mg
Copper 141 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 65 mg
Phosphorus 349 mg
Selenium 12 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamin A 15 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 16 mcg
Folate 18 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 30 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/4 cups
3 ounces
Protein Foods
1/2 ounces
1/6 cups

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