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98% would make again

Pull Apart Flauta Ring

by Julie Klinkfeatured in Cheesy Recipes

Ingredients

for 20 servings

  • 2 cups chicken (250 g), cooked, shredded
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1 jalepeno, seeded, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese (200 g), divided
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (200 g), divided
  • ¼ cup lime juice (60 mL)
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 18 flour tortillas
  • fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • guacamole, for serving
  • salsa, for serving

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 247
    Fat 10g
    Carbs 22g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 14g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, onion, red bell pepper, jalapeño, ½ cup (50 g) of Monterey Jack cheese, ½ cup (50 g) of cheddar cheese, the lime juice, and taco seasoning. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400˚F (200˚C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place one of the tortillas on a cutting board. Scoop 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto the bottom edge of the tortilla. Roll up the tortilla tightly, leaving the edges untucked, and cut in half crosswise. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas and filling.
  4. Arrange the flautas in a circle on the baking sheet. Sprinkle with half of the remaining cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese. Place a second layer of flautas on top of the first so they are overlapping. Sprinkle with the rest of the cheese. Place the rest of the flautas on top for a third layer.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve immediately with guacamole and salsa for dipping.
  7. Enjoy!