Fake-Out Flautas

While safflower oil is used in this recipe, it can be substituted by other light oils, such as canola or vegetable.

  • Yield: Makes 12 flautas
Fake-Out Flautas

Source: Mad Hungry, April 2011


  • 1 package corn tortillas, 12
  • 6 ounces Monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon safflower oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lay out tortillas on two baking sheets. Spread cheese on each one. Place in oven to melt, 1-2 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, toss the tomatoes, black beans, salt, and lime juice together. Distribute mixture over cheese-melted tortillas and roll up. Place side by side on baking sheet. Brush oil over top of each roll. Bake for 8 minutes, until golden and crispy.


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