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Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Number of Servings
: 4
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1


  • 2 cups frozen vegetables, thawed (peas, carrots, and corn)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled queso anejo or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups fresh salsa
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix vegetables and cheese.
  3. Spoon 1/4 cup vegetable and cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up tightly.
  4. Place taquitos on a baking sheet.
  5. Brush each Taquito lightly with oil.
  6. Bake until crispy, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  7. While taquitos are baking, mix fresh salsa with avocado.
  8. Spoon salsa mixture over each serving of taquitos. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3 taquitos

Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 12g 18%
   Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 19%
   Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
   Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 80%   Vitamin C 20%   Calcium 10%   Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0
Vegetables: 1
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 2
Carbs: 3
Other: 0
** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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