7 Flauta Recipes You'll Love

Easy Chicken Flautas
Photo: Lela

Flautas are Mexican rolled tacos that bear a striking resemblance to taquitos — though they are not the same thing. Crispy and crunchy, a good flauta is something you're not likely to forget. Whether you choose a meaty version (you can't go wrong with these Steak Flautas or these Easy Chicken Flautas) or a vegetarian-friendly option (these healthy Black Bean and Spinach Flautas are baked instead of fried), you'll find something you love in this collection of flauta recipes.

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Baked Black Bean and Spinach Flautas

Baked Black Bean and Spinach Flautas
Baked Black Bean and Spinach Flautas | Photo by My Hot Southern Mess.

Here's the secret to these vegetarian flautas: Instead of frying with oil, they're baked until crispy using cooking spray. For a healthy alternative to sour cream, try them with drizzling Greek yogurt.

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Crispy Turkey Flautas

Crispy Turkey Flautas
Photo by Chef John.

"Leftover turkey is great for a turkey sandwich or three, but that gets old and that's also where these crispy flautas come in," says Chef John. "And don't forget, cheese grated in your own kitchen is so much better than the packaged grated cheese."

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Easy Chicken Flautas

Easy Chicken Flautas
Lela

"This was my first time making anything like this," says recipe creator Cassie. "It was sooo good and easy to make! The black olives added the touch of flavor I was looking for."

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Crispy Flautas

Crispy Flautas
Sheila LaLonde

Deep frying "melds the flavors together and makes [these flautas] extra crunchy," according to recipe creator KIWICOTTONBALL.

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Steak Flautas

Steak Flautas
Bren

These hearty flautas, made with beef round steak, make for a filling dinner any night of the week. Recipe creator sinork recommends serving with Spanish rice and guacamole.

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Carnitas Flautas

Carnitas Flautas (Pork Rolled Tacos)
andaloudog

"Flautas have always been one of my favorite Mexican dishes, after reading so many recipes I came up with my own," says recipe creator Suzona. "My husband and I like to fry these up together on taco Tuesdays."

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Chicken Flautas

Chicken Flautas
CookinBug

"My extremely picky son loves these," raves reviewer DMBAYTK. "I made a bunch and froze them, then pulled them out and straight into the oven and they do very well."

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