Like Mexican food? You will love the flautas! I like to drop my Mexican three cheese flautas in a hot pan with a little oil to give them a nice color and then I bake them with salsa verde and some queso fresco on top. I love Mexican food! This recipe is so easy to make too! | ethnicspoon.com
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Baked Mexican Three Cheese Flautas

Baked Mexican Three Cheese Flautas is the perfect dish to serve your family and friends for any occasion. Crunchy, creamy cheese flautas topped with tangy salsa verde, tomatoes and crumbled queso blanco.

Course Main dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked dish, cheese filled, easy ethnic food, salsa verde
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 483 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 flour tortillas 6"
  • 1 cup Smoked Gouda grated
  • 1 cup queso blanco crumbled
  • 1 cup Cotija cheese crumbles
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cracked pepper
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 4 Tbsp vegetable oil for frying

Toppings

  • 2/3 cup Pace® Salsa Verde
  • 2 Tbsp queso blanco crumbled
  • 1 Roma tomato seeded, cored, diced
  • 1/4 cup green onion sliced

Instructions

To prepare filling

  1. In a bowl mix Gouda, queso blanco and Cotija. Add pepper and nutmeg and mix well. Stir in the cilantro.

  2. Add beaten egg to the cheese mixture and mix well.

To make the flautas

  1. Preheat oven to 350'F.

  2. Evenly divide the cheese and egg mixture onto the end of each tortilla shell. Roll up tightly to form a cigar shape, and secure with a toothpick.

  3. Heat oil, and pan fry flautas until brown on all sides.

  4. Place flautas on the bottom of a 9"x12" baking pan. Pour the Pace® Salsa Verde over the top of the flautas.

  5. Sprinkle queso blanco over the top.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes.

  7. Remove from the oven and pour 1/2 cup Pace® Salsa Verde on top. Sprinkle with tomatoes, green onions and drizzle with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Mexican Three Cheese Flautas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 483 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 1205mg 50%
Potassium 246mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 16.6%
Vitamin C 3.8%
Calcium 54.7%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.