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Tacoritos Recipe

Tacoritos Recipe

This mild and meaty Southwestern dish combines the delicious flavor of tacos with the heartiness of burritos. Your family’s going to love ‘em! —Monica Flatford, Knoxville, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced ripe olives and sour cream

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in chili powder and garlic salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the beef, sausage and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in refried beans; heat through.
  • 3. Spread 1/4 cup sauce in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Spread 1 tablespoon sauce over each tortilla; place 2/3 cup meat mixture down the center of each. Top each with 1/4 cup cheese. Roll up and place seam side down in prepared dish. Pour remaining sauce over the top; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Serve with optional toppings if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 tacorito (calculated without optional toppings) equals 627 calories, 40 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 1,131 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.