Mama Mia Meatball Taquitos Recipe
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Mama Mia Meatball Taquitos Recipe

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We love lasagna, but it takes too long on weeknights. My solution: meatball taquitos. My kids get the flavors they want and I get it on the table in a hurry. —Lauren Wyler, Dripping Springs, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 12 frozen fully cooked Italian turkey meatballs, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 12 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Cooking spray
  • Warm marinara sauce

Nutritional Facts

2 taquitos (calculated without marinara sauce): 617 calories, 28g fat (11g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1069mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place meatballs in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in cheeses and Italian seasoning.
  2. Spread about 1/4 cup meatball mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll up tightly. Place on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan, seam side down; spritz with cooking spray.
  3. Bake 16-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mama Mia Meatball Taquitos in Simple & Delicious February/March 2015

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MELISSASUNNY User ID: 7229438 222391
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2015

"Bland, bland and more bland. By the way, you do not need to use frozen processed meatballs. Just use ground turkey and stuff into the tortilla rolls. Needs a lot more seasoning."

sarahjo83 User ID: 4236789 218421
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"You weren't kidding when you said these were easy and take less than 30 min! Plus the kids love them! Bravo!"

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