2 lbs. ground or shredded beef, cooked
2 t. cumin
1 medium onion, diced
1 clove garlic, smashed and diced
2 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1 lime, seeds removed
12 of this recipe for flour tortillas or store bought
8 oz. shredded Monterrey Jack Cheese
4 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup cabbage, shredded
3 T. canola oil
1 T. butter
Melt butter and canola oil in a frying pan. Sauté onions and garlic for 2 minutes over medium high heat. Add cumin and lime and stir. Add shredded beef (can use chicken, too), shredded cabbage salt and pepper, covering it with a lid and cooking it together over medium low heat for five minutes. Set aside.
Freshly cook and lay out 12 flour tortillas (if store bought, please heat on a cast iron skillet for about 15 seconds on each side). Cover middle with 1 oz. of the cheeses (mix them together first in a bowl). Then add about 1/4 c.- 1.2 c. meat to each one down the middle. Roll each one and place on a baking dish.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and cook the flautas for 10-12 minutes (until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are slightly browned.
ground or shredded beef
this recipe for flour tortillas or store bought
Monterrey Jack Cheese
sharp cheddar cheese
Approximate Cost: $7.20