Flaquitos Recipe

Step 1

Cook onion in cooking oil in heavy skillet. When onion is wilted, add meat and cook until mixture turns white. Add salt, cumin, garlic, and hot sauce; cook about 5 minutes to allow flavors to blend.

Step 2

Put 2 or more tablespoons meat mixture on one edge of tortilla; add 2 to 3 tablespoons shredded cheese. Roll carefully; fasten edges with a toothpick.

Step 3

Place flaquitos in a wire basket; plunge into hot shortening and cook until crips. Do not overcook.

Things You'll Need

  • 1sm Onion; grated
  • 1ts Cooking oil
  • 1/2lb Ground beef, lean
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1ts Cumin
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1/4ts Hot sauce; to 1/2 ts.
  • 18 Tortillas; fresh
  • 2c Cheese; shredded
  • Shortening; hot

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