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Taquitos Vegetarian – Type Free Diabetes


Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Number of Servings
: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1


  • 2 cups frozen vegetables, thawed (peas, carrots, and corn)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled queso anejo or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups fresh salsa
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix vegetables and cheese.
  3. Spoon 1/4 cup vegetable and cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll
    up tightly.
  4. Place taquitos on a baking sheet.
  5. Brush each Taquito lightly with oil.
  6. Bake until crispy, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  7. While taquitos are baking, mix fresh salsa with avocado.
  8. Spoon salsa mixture over each serving of taquitos. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3 taquitos

Amount Per Serving Calories 360 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 12g 18%

   Saturated Fat 3g 13%

Cholesterol 10mg 3%

Sodium 230mg 10%

Total Carbohydrate 56g 19%
   Dietary Fiber 8g 32%

   Sugars 3g

Protein 8g

Vitamin A 80%   Vitamin C 20%   Calcium 10%   Iron 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0

Vegetables: 1

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 2

Carbs: 3

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov


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