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Green Chili Flautas

 Green Chili Flautas
This recipe has always been a great success at potlucks, especially when we lived in New Mexico. You can assemble this dish and freeze it to bake at a later date.—Lisa Ann Platt, Bellevue, Nebraska
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 5 min.


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 10 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted, divided
  • Shredded lettuce, guacamole, salsa, sour cream


  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink;
  • drain. Add the cheese, chilies and cumin; set aside.
  • Warm the tortillas; brush both sides with some of the butter. Spoon
  • about 1/3 cup beef mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up
  • tightly; place seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking
  • pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 500° for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown,
  • brushing once with remaining butter. Serve with toppings of your
  • choice. Yield: 10 flautas.
Timely Tip: To quickly warm flour tortillas, place unwrapped tortillas on a microwave-safe plate and cover with a paper towel. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until warm.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 296 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein.