Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos

Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos #mexicanfood #taquitos #healthy

Do ya’ll like Mexican fare? It is my favorite kind of food these days, and it’s not just because of the delicious margaritas (they sure do help though). I can’t seem to get enough of guacamole – I’m addicted. I make it, eat it, crave it…and the cycle starts all over again. Enchiladas, tacos, fajitas etc. are dinner staples around these parts.

Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos #mexicanfood #taquitos #healthy
Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos #mexicanfood #taquitos #healthy

These taquitos were a little accidental, to be honest. I intended on making enchiladas, but I ran out of ingredients so at the last minute I made a few changes and called them taquitos instead. It was a delicious accident. They are sweet, tangy and creamy on the inside, and crispy and cheesy on the outside. And unlike normal taquitos, these guys aren’t fried. Much healthier. Perfect.

Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos #mexicanfood #taquitos #healthy

Creamy Lime Baked Taquitos
by: Back For Seconds

  • 3-4 large chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 Tbs chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
Preheat oven to 400*
Toss all ingredients minus lime juice into a large skillet. Stir often over med/low heat until the cheese is melted and creamy. Turn off heat and stir in the lime juice.  Spoon mixture evenly into 10-12 soft tortillas and roll them up tightly with the seams down. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 20 minutes uncovered.
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  1. says

    YUM! After looking through your posts I found like 10 recipes in one minute that I can’t wait to try! I can’t wait to find more! I think I’m going to try these taquitos tmw. I’m stopping by from the hop and am now a new follower:) Would love if you could stop by Crazy Mama Drama when you get a chance;)

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  2. says

    Those sound amazing! Sooo good. I love Mexican food. Seriously, if I could only make one dinner for the rest of my life, it would be some sort of Mexican flavor.

  3. says

    Helllllllla yum! I love Mexican food. Guac could be my blood type; I live and die for avocados! Plus, healthified Mexican fare? Seriously, are you purposely trying to win my heart, because you’re succeeding greatly. Yum!!

  4. says

    Mexican is my favorite Stephanie! My boyfriend Kevin and I go out for mexican on our anniversaries. Is that weird? We do it because our first date was out for margaritas and guacamole. :) I might have to make these for him one day!!

  5. says

    I love the baked option to these taquitos! And could eat/drink nothing but guac and margaritas and be happy I think…totally dangerous.

  6. says

    How creative. I must cook more Mexican!

    I found you on Stone Gable’s On the Menu Monday. I have linked in bacon and scrambled egg rolls. Have a nice week.

  7. says

    YUM! We seriously eat Mexican once a week; it’s our absolute favorite! We make a similar baked taquito, but I never thought of adding in honey–sounds fabulous! I’ll definitely add this version in on our weekly rotation! Thanks for sharing. =)

  8. says

    those look delicious! I want them here with me right now! I am your newest follower! I cannot wait to read more of your posts and hope that maybe you can return the favor and follow The Preppy Student. I always comment for every comment left on my page and hope to start a friendly relationship with your wonderful blog! I found you on the blog hop!

  9. says

    We eat a lot of Mexican food in our house too! I just love it! These sound fantastic with all the lime! Thanks for sharing on Whatcha’ Whipped Up

  10. says

    YUM! Mexican is my all time favorite food group! These taquitos are a must try. They look delish. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. I can’t wait to see what you link up next. Have a great weekend.

    Michelle

  11. says

    Gosh those sound good! I’ve pinned them to my “poultry” board. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  12. says

    I am a huge fan of Mexican food! I will have to try these asap!! :) Thanks so much for linking them up to Weekend Potluck!

  13. says

    Yumm – Theses look really tasty. I must make … & soon … I think I’m really craving mexican food! Visiting from Friday Flair linkup – Have a wonderful weekend :)

  14. says

    These look Delish! Cannot wait to get my hubby to make them! Blessed to have found your blog, new follower over from bacon time!
    hugs, jen @ f5

  15. says

    This is for sure my kind of food. I am a Mexican food freak too. And guacamole is high on my list of favorites. Thank you for linking to Foodie Friends Friday. Now I’m going to go pin this recipe.

  16. says

    These look so good! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Please come back again next week with another great recipe!

  17. says

    Found you through The Sassee Life Sunday Social Link up. All your recipes look fabulous and I’m really hungry for a sweet treat now!

  18. says

    These taquitos look really good! I can’t wait to try them. Thanks for sharing on Showcase Your Talent Thursday!

  19. says

    I love this idea!! You have so many great finger food recipes! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

  20. says

    Hi there. Food on Friday: Lemons and Limes is now open for entries. This looks like a neat one! I do hope you link it in. This is the link . Cheers

    I have just signed up to follow you. A follow back to Carole’s Chatter would be wonderful. Cheers

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