Easy baked black bean flautas

Brandi Bidot

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Mashed black beans and cheese are rolled up in organic corn tortillas and baked until crispy. Serve these flautas with salsa, sour cream or guacamole as a dip.

Easy baked black bean flautas recipe

Flautas are a delicious little snack or light dinner that's perfect for little fingers. This version uses mashed organic black beans and a small amount of shredded cheddar cheese making these not only super tasty but vegetarian. You can certainly make these ahead and either freeze them until ready to enjoy or keep them refrigerated for several days. Try serving these crispy Mexican-inspired dippers with salsa, jazzed up sour cream or even a homemade guacamole!

Easy baked black bean flautas recipe

Yields 12

Ingredients:

  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried black beans
  • 1/2 small sweet onion, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 small organic corn tortillas

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl combine the refried black beans, onions, cumin and taco seasoning mixing very well.
  3. Spoon the bean filling down the side of a tortilla and top with a sprinkle of cheese.
  4. Begin rolling up the tortilla keeping it rolled as tight as possible. Place on the baking sheet and repeat with remaining tortillas until all the flautas are rolled.
  5. Bake the flautas for 12 to 15 minutes or until the tortillas are golden brown and begin to crisp.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. Serve warm with suggested dips (salsa, flavored sour cream or guacamole).

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Brandi Bidot
Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic eating and tries to eat as natural and as unprocessed as possible. Frequenting farmers markets for the freshest produce possible, Brandi prefers to cook all of her family’s meals at home. She has a background in nutrition and photography and is the creator of the food blog Simplylovefood.com.