If you’re looking for an easy and tasty way to enjoy beef and beans, you’ve got to try these air fryer taquitos! They’re simple to make and so delicious. You’ll love the combination of flavors in every bite. Plus, they’re perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Give them a try today!
This was such an easy lunch, and the kids loved it. So, it’s a winner in my books, Air Fryer Beef and Bean Taquitos. They are so easy, I hope you all have a chance to try them.
While I am a huge fan of Mexican food, I love making quality Mexican food in my own air fryer. You get to control the ingredients, which is important when a member of your family has food allergies.
If you are a fan of Mexican food this is a great recipe to start with, easy and it crisps up so nicely in the air fryer. You can top them with your family’s favorites, a perfect lunch or dinner.
What Are Beef and Bean Taquitos
Have you ever tried a beef and bean taquito? These tasty Mexican hand-held snacks are made with a corn tortilla filled with a mixture of ground beef and beans, then deep-fried until crisp. They are often served as an appetizer or as part of a larger meal, often accompanied by salsa or guacamole for dipping.
Air Fryer Taquitos Recipe
What sets them apart from traditional tacos is their shape- the filling is rolled up tightly in the tortilla before frying, giving the taquito its signature cylindrical shape. So next time you’re in the mood for something different, why not try out a beef and bean taquito? They’re sure to hit the spot!
Why Making Taquitos In The Air Fryer Are Amazing!
Are you looking for a delicious way to switch up your meal routine? Why not try making taquitos in the air fryer? Air frying provides a crispy outer shell without all the extra grease and calories of traditional frying methods. It’s also a quick and easy way to cook, enabling you to have a tasty meal in minutes.
Not only that, but air fryers are versatile machines that can be used to make everything from chicken wings to desserts. Next time you’re thinking about making taquitos, why not give the air fryer a try for a crispy and healthy twist on this Mexican favorite?
You won’t be disappointed!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Beef and Bean Taquitos
Are you looking for a delicious and easy weeknight meal? Look no further than air fryer beef and bean taquitos!
- Meat: Ground Beef, cooked
- Beans: Refried beans
- Cheese: Shredded Mexican Cheese
- Toppings: Queso, sliced olives, sour cream, diced tomatoes, and green onions.
How to Make Taquitos In Air Fryer
Start by browning your ground beef, while you are cooking the meat, add the taco seasoning (per directions on the package of taco seasoning) Then in a bowl, mix together the ground beef, refried beans, and cheese. Mix well.
Layout a corn tortilla, and then add about 2 to 3 tablespoons of filling.
Roll them closed. Spray your air fyrer basekt with olvie oil. Then spread out your rolled taquitos, set the temperature to 340 degrees F, and for 4 minutes.
Check on your taquitos, and spray them with olive oil. Air Fry for another 4 minutes. Plate, top with your favorite toppings, and enjoy!
Pro Tips For The Best Air Fryer Taquitos
For a delicious and healthy twist on traditional taquitos, try making them in the air fryer. Here are a few tips for success.
- Make sure to spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray to prevent sticking.
- Consider using corn tortillas instead of flour for a gluten-free option.
- You can also add some extra flavor by sprinkling on spices or topping with your favorite salsa before cooking.
- Don’t Overcrowd The Basket: Resist the urge to overcrowd the air fryer basket. Cook in batches and flip halfway through cooking for crispy and evenly cooked taquitos.
Enjoy as a tasty snack or serve with guacamole and sour cream for a satisfying meal. Try these tips for your next party appetizer or weeknight dinner!
How To Freeze Taquitos
These are great meal to freeze, for a make-ahead meal, or freezer meal. Just let the taquitos cool to room temperature, and then place them in a freezer-safe container. They will last about 1 month.
To Use From Freezer: Simply place them in the refrigerator, to thaw and then either air fry them, or heat them in a microwave.
How To Make Frozen Taquitos In Air Fryer
Yes, just place your frozen taquitos into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 400 degrees F, and air fry for about 7-12 minutes, on-air fryer setting.
What’s A Great Sauce for Taquitos
Some of my family’s favorites include sour cream, queso, salsa, diced tomatoes, diced green onions, sliced olives, extra shredded cheese, and other great items that make great toppings and dips!
What Is The Difference Between a Flauta and a Taquito?
While I used corn tortillas in this recipe, you can easily substitute it out for flour tortillas. They would cook at the same temperature and time.
Typically, flautas are served on flour tortillas, while Taquitos are served on corn tortillas.
Are Frozen Taquitos Precooked?
Yes, you simply need to just heat them up in the air fryer. They are already cooked, but since brands vary, make sure you read the package.
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Air Fryer Beef and Bean Taquitos
- 1 pound ground beef, cooked
- 1 package taco seasoning
- 1/2 cup refried beans
- 1/2 cup shredded cheese
Toppings: Queso, sliced olives, sour cream, diced tomatoes, and green onions.
- Start by browning your ground beef, while you are cooking the meat, add the taco seasoning (per directions on the package of taco seasoning)
- Then in a bowl, mix together the ground beef, refried beans, and cheese. Mix well.
- Layout a corn tortilla, and then add about 2 to 3 tablespoons of filling.
- Roll them closed.
- Spray your air fyrer basket with cooking spray.
- Then spread out your rolled taquitos, set the temperature to 340 degrees F, air fryer setting for 4 minutes.
- Check on your taquitos, spray with olive oil.Air Fry for another 4 minutes.Plate, top with your favorite toppings, and enjoy!
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