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Beef Taquitos

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
TYPE OF DISH: Appetizer, Main Course
Add some delicious BBQ flavors to this Mexican dish! Our Beef Taquitos combine Dei Fratelli Tomato Puree and seasonings to create a tasty barbecue sauce that gets mixed with shredded beef and spread on corn tortillas for tasty taquitos! Serve in the summer months for a easy bulk dish or for your next potluck dinner!
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  • 1 (28 oz.) can Dei Fratelli Tomato Puree
  • 1 1/3 Cups Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper


  • 2 Cups Easy BBQ Sauce recipe
  • 1 1/2 lbs. Shredded Beef, cooked
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 6" Corn Tortillas, as needed
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as needed


  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Mix Dei Fratelli Tomato Puree with all ingredients for the Easy BBQ Sauce recipe.
  • Add Easy BBQ Sauce recipe to a large saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Add cooked beef to saucepan with 2 cups of Easy BBQ Sauce and cook over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer the BBQ beef mixture for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Place tortillas on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 2-3 minutes or until warm.
  • Remove tortillas from the oven and divide the BBQ beef mixture evenly between tortillas.
  • Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and roll each taquito as tightly as possible.
  • Arrange rolled taquitos on baking sheets. Brush with olive oil and bake seam side down for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • You may need to bake in multiple batches.

Chef's Tip:

Use the remaining Easy BBQ Sauce recipe for dipping or drizzling!

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