Tacorito

300
Tacorito

Photo by Julie E.

  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Cook Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

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  • ¼

    cup butter, cubed or Vegtable Oil

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 4

    cups water

  • 3

    tablespoons chili powder

  • 1

    teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • ¼

    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

•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. •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. •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 © Taste of Home 2010 2 of 2 Tacoritos (continued) Directions (continued) 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. I layer the homemade tortillas. in order to not have left over refried beans I spread the remaining frm the can in the bottom of the casserole dish, then put down 1 tortilla, spread with 1/4 cup sauce and 1/3 meat and 1/3 cheese, repeat. then with last layer, meat, pour on remaining sauce and top with remaing cheese. •Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Serve with optional toppings if desired. Yield: 8 servings.


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