Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos

Appetizers · February 13, 2017

Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos - these fried, rolled-up tacos are sure to be a hit whether served as appetizers or even for dinner!

Let’s talk about FLAUTAS for a little bit. Most people don’t know what they are, but I grew up eating them. They’re pretty much taquitos, and although I definitely consider today’s recipe flautas, I decided to call them Taquitos so more people would know what they are. They’re rolled up corn tortilla shells that are filled with ingredients and fried to perfection. Now you know what a flauta is and if you know me personally, why I would use this word to call a rolled up taco. Any time I say them to friends, they usually say, “huh?” and then I say, “a taquito” and they reply, “gotcha!” It makes me laugh every time.

We have always been fans of flautas/taquitos and since I’ve been on a Spinach and Artichoke kick the last month, I wanted to try Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos. I was so pleased with how these turned out and love that we have a new flauta to make every once in awhile. Typically, we usually have shredded beef flautas, but our other favorites are Avocado flautas and Cream Cheese and Chicken Flautas.

As you can see, the options are endless but if you love tacos, then you’ll love this recipe. You can control just how much of the spinach and artichoke filling you want based on how tight you roll up your tortilla. They can be skinnier and served as an appetizer or more round for more of a dinner serving. No matter how you serve it up, these flautas are sure to be a hit!

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This pretty much tastes like spinach and artichoke dip all rolled up! So, if you love the dip, you’ll love this recipe. It really is simple and delicious. 🙂

Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos Recipe:

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Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos
 
Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos - these fried, rolled-up tacos are sure to be a hit whether served as appetizers or even for dinner!
Recipe type: Appetizer/Main Dish
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup frozen, thawed and drained, spinach
  • 8 oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • corn tortillas
  • vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Mix sour cream, mayo, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and garlic until smooth. Stir in artichoke hearts, spinach and Mozzarella Cheese.
  2. Heat ½" oil in a sauce pan on medium heat.
  3. Once oil is hot enough (place hand over pan, above oil, to feel heat), add a few tablespoons of spinach/cheese mixture to the center of a tortilla and spread out. Roll up and set seam side down in oil using tongs. Cook until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Repeat until all the tortillas are filled, rolled and fried.
  5. Set on paper towels to drain.
  6. Serve warm and ENJOY!

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ENJOY!

 

Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Taquitos - these fried, rolled-up tacos are sure to be a hit whether served as appetizers or even for dinner!
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Gina Kleinworth

Oh my goodness – flautas are one of my favorite things EVER! YUM! I can’t wait to try this version.

    Lil' Luna

    They are sooo good!!! Let me know what you think!! Thanks Gina!!

Tania

These look amazing! Would you say it would be better to use frozen spinach over fresh spinach

    Lil' Luna

    I’ve only used frozen spinach. Not sure how the fresh spinach would be. I would stick to the frozen kind, but if you prefer fresh, I’d love to know how it turns out 🙂 Thanks!!

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