Beef Taquitos: Great New Year's Dish!

  All photos on this site are taken of beeves and the beef we raise here at Reyer Farms.

All photos on this site are taken of beeves and the beef we raise here at Reyer Farms.

Taquitos are a favorite in our home. I've prepared these with our top round roast, shish ka bobs, and ground beef. Our favorite are the top round and shish ka bob cuts with this recipe. I beleive these would be great with pork roast also!
Pineywoods Beef Taquitos

Ingredients

  • 20 Flour Tortillas
  • 3-4 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 - 2 lb of top round, shish ka bob, or ground pineywood beef
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2-4 jalapenos seeds removed and chopped
  • 3-5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp chili pepper powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika (or regular paprika will work fine)
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese grated
  • 2 cups cheedar cheese grated
  • pico or salsa
  • sour cream

Directions for roast

*Season the Roast with salt, chili. cumin, paprika and sear in cast iron skillet with oil add onions and jalapenos. Add garlic just before taking skillet off the eye. Cover and cook in 200 degree oven 6 to 8 hours. (Slower the better. Often I cook in oven over night at 170 degrees)

Directions for Shish ka bob

*Season the ka bobs with salt, chili, cumin, paprika and sear cuts in cast iron skillet with oil add onions and jalapenos. Add garlic just before taking skillet off the eye. Cover and cook slowly in 200 degree oven 2 to 3 hours.

Pull beef apart into small pieces reserving the juices. Add the softened cream cheese and mix well. I add several tbsp of juices back after adding the cream cheese as I see needed. Grab a clean fork and have a taste! If you'd like more salt or other seasonings add them now. Grab tortillas, cheese and water. Add 1-2 tbsp of beef mix to tortilla and generally add cheeses and roll em up! I use water to seal the tortilla so it will not unroll. Roll as many as you would like (fyi: you may refrigerate beef and add to tortillas for lunch the next day). Spray with oil and place in oven on 400 degrees until cheese as melted and tortillas are crisp. Serve with sour cream and pico or salsa!

Other Notes and Ideas: Say you made a big 'pot roast' and have leftovers - these would be super easy for the next day. Just add cheese and roll up in tortilla and pop in the oven.
Let me know what ya think and what you come up with using this recipe!

Enjoy,

Brittany

  Beef Taquitos made from our genuine Pineywoods Beef

Beef Taquitos made from our genuine Pineywoods Beef