Chicken Taquitos have become a family favorite in the Sarr household. I love how taquitos come together really quickly with little planning. I always try to keep the ingredients on hand so we can make this in a moment’s notice. **Pictures updated 3/14.
We are always on the lookout for new recipes to add to our rotation. I don’t have any kind of strict rotation of menus by any means (or loose rotation for that matter), but we do have certain recipes that we like to have every month or so. My friend Teresa made this dish for a potluck my family attended, and it was amazing! I definitely wanted this recipe, and Teresa graciously shared this and gave me permission to share it on our blog here. The first week I had the recipe, I made it twice, once with shredded chicken and the other with ground beef.
The first time I didn’t totally try to healthify the recipe on purpose (I had already determined to use 100% whole wheat tortillas and more veggies). I was planning on using the cream cheese that her recipe calls for, but I forgot to thaw my cream cheese, opting to add more salsa for moisture, and it worked! Since I’ve never made these with the cream cheese, I just omitted it in the recipe I am sharing with you. I also added some more veggies since we can. Got to keep adding those veggies in our
The is a recipe the entire family loved right off the bat. There is a great satisfaction knowing that the family digs what you are doing, especially when it takes some time. Part of the way we show our families love is by providing a good meal for them. I love to serve my family this way! I like to double the recipe, and give away or freeze the second portion.