Chile and Cheese Flautas

Flautas
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    15 mins
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These crispy tortillas are stuffed with green chiles, cheese and corn for a wonderful array of texture and flavor.

What You'll Need

  • 16 small flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup canned green chiles (or roasted, peeled and seeded green chiles coarsely chopped)
  • 1 cup jack cheese
  • 1 cup sweet corn, frozen and thawed or canned
  • 1/2 cup green chile sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

How to Make It

  1. Mix chiles, cheese, chile sauce, corn and sugar in a medium bowl.
  2. Place about 2 tablespoons of filling down center of a tortilla and roll it up tightly.
  3. Secure with a toothpick and place seam side down on a plate.
  4. Roll up all of the flautas and fry 3 or 4 at a time in 350-degree hot oil until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.