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Tasty Taquitos


6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Salsa, jarred, ready to eat0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Cooked chicken, boneless, skinless, finely chopped1 cup2 cup4 cup
Corn, fresh, canned or frozen0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Green onion2 Tbsp4 Tbsp8 Tbsp
Green bell pepper, finely chopped0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Monterey Jack cheese, shredded0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Black beans0.75 cup1.5 cup3 cup
Vegetable oil1 tsp2 tsp4 tsp
Pepper1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Tortillas, whole grain, 8"8 16 32


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. 2. In a medium bowl, combine salsa, chicken, corn, green onion, bell, pepper, beans, pepper and cheese.
  3. 3. Soften tortillas on stove top or in microwave, and spoon filling onto center of tortilla. Roll up tightly. Place toothpick in center to secure.
  4. 4. Place tortillas roll side down on baking sheet, brush with oil. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned.
  5. 5. Serve 1 taquito per child.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 taquito (112g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 From Fat 32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 352mg 15%
Total Carb 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 8% Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Taquitos can be made in advance, frozen and reheated. They serve as a great on-the-go food if needed and can include almost any vegetable you have left over.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread
  • Fruit/Vegetable
  • Meat/Meat Alternate