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Baked Salsa Verde Taquitos. These taquitos are filled with pork and beans which are cooked in a slow cooker, making them easy to prepare. And they are baked in the oven, so certainly healthier than traditionally fried taquitos, while just as flavorful.
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Baked Salsa Verde Taquitos

These tasty taquitos are filled with pork made in a crock pot, and then baked in the oven.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Baked Pork Taquitos
Servings: 30 taquitos
Calories: 136kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pound pork roast
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon cumin + 1 teaspoon
  • 1 14.5 ounce can black beans
  • 1/2 cup red salsa
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup mixed mexican cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 30 small corn tortillas

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large pan (or use Instant Pot on saute mode), and brown pork on all sides.
  • Remove pork and add onion. Saute onion until soft, about 4 minutes.
  • Place pork in slow cooker (can use Instant Pot on slow cooker mode.
  • Mix together onion with seasoned salt, 1 tbsp cumin, black beans, red salsa, and 1 cup of salsa verde. Mix well. Pour over pork.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-5 hours.
  • Remove pork and shred with two forks. Then, mix shredded pork back into ingredients in slow cooker.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line large baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • In large bowl, combine pork mixture from slow cooker cheese, salt, pepper, chili powder and remaining 1 teaspoon of cumin.
  • Work in groups of about 5 corn tortillas. Place tortillas between two paper towels on a plate in the microwave. Heat for 30 seconds (this is important so that the tortillas don't break).
  • Fill each of the tortillas with about 1/4 cup pork & cheese mixture, and place seam side down on prepared baking sheet.
  • Spray tops of tortillas with baking spray. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until tops are golden and crispy.
  • Serve with salsa verde, sour cream, hot sauce, cilantro, or whatever other toppings you desire.

Nutrition

Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg