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Need a light & easy dinner? Try this Skinny Baked Mexican Flautas Recipe! They're made lighter with a few ingredient swaps and are baked instead of fried. They are incredibly delicious! Whole Wheat tortillas filled with lean ground turkey, corn, black beans, refried beans, cheese, and lots of spices!! Super yummy dinner recipe!
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Skinny Mexican Flautas Recipe

These Skinny Baked Southwestern Flautas are made lighter with a few ingredient swaps and are baked instead of fried. They are incredibly easy & delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup canned corn drained
  • ½ cup canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • fat-free refried beans
  • shredded cheese
  • whole wheat tortillas

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425º F.
  • In a large skillet, saute turkey until cooked through. Add chili, paprika, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Add water and simmer until water is evaporated.
  • Stir in corn and black beans to turkey mixture. Set aside.
  • Spread refried beans down the center of tortillas. Top with ground turkey mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Roll up tortillas, from one end to the other end. Place seam side down on a cookie sheet. Repeat with all tortillas.
  • Spray the rolled tortillas with cooking spray. Bake for 15-20 mins in preheated oven, or until tortilla is golden brown and cooked through.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Yield: approximately 12 flautas