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  • Serves: 18 Flaquitos


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Category: Appetizers, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 sm Onion; grated
  • 1 ts Cooking oil
  • 1/2 lb Ground beef, lean
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Cumin
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1/4 ts Hot sauce; to 1/2 ts.
  • 18 Tortillas; fresh
  • 2 c Cheese; shredded
  • Shortening; hot


Cook onion in cooking oil in heavy skillet. When onion is wilted, add meat
and cook until mixture turns white. Add salt, cumin, garlic, and hot sauce;
cook about 5 minutes to allow flavors to blend.

Put 2 or more tablespoons meat mixture on one edge of tortilla; add 2 to 3
tablespoons shredded cheese. Roll carefully; fasten edges with a toothpick.

Place flaquitos in a wire basket; plunge into hot shortening and cook until
crips. Do not overcook.


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