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Rolled tacos
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Cheese Rolled Tacos

These easy cheese rolled tacos make a great party appetizer or light dinner dish! When served with nutritious creamy avocado salsa, the little treats become an irresistible temptation.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: World
Keyword: cheese rolled tacos, cheese rolled tacos recipe, rolled tacos, rolled tacos recipe, taquitos, taquitos recipe
Servings: 12 mini tortillas
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Nata

Equipment

  • baking dish

Ingredients

  • 12 mini tortillas
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2/3 cup chopped canned tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning or taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 cup cashew hydrated
  • 1/4 cup water
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese

Avocado Dip:

  • 1 1/2 avocado
  • 1/3 chilli pepper
  • handful parsley
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 3-4 tbsp water

Instructions

  • Process hydrated cashew until creamy and smooth.
  • Grab onion and finely chop it. Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in a deep skillet. Once hot add onion and saute it until translucence. Meanwhile, cut in small cubes bell pepper. Add it to the softened onion. Continue cooking for 5 more minutes at medium heat. Then add chopped canned tomatoes, Old Bay seasoning (or taco seasoning), garlic powder, and salt if desired. At the end add cashew paste and a mix of mozzarella and cheddar cheese. Switch off the heat and mix well the filling.
  • Brush the bottom and sides of the baking dish with olive oil. Spoon about one tablespoon of the vegetable mixture into a line at one end of a tortilla. Roll the tortilla up nice and tightly.
  • Arrange the taquitos in one layer, seam side down on a greased baking dish. Brush them with olive oil and send them to the preheated oven at 400 °F for 20 minutes, until golden and crispy. The last 5 minutes of baking, top with some shredded cheese.

Avocado Dip:

  • Blend together avocado, chili (deseeded), parsley, hemp seeds, freshly squeezed lime juice, garlic powder, salt, and a little bit of water. Easy, refreshing, and healthy avocado dip!
  • Enjoy rolled tacos warm with a side of the avocado dip, sour cream, or salsa.

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg