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Cheesy Chicken and Cilantro Pesto Baked Flautas

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Chicken, cheese and cilantro pesto all rolled up into a crispy little package. Make these for an easy dinner or serve as an appetizer!

Ingredients

  • 2 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons To 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon All Purpose Seasoning Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • ½ cups Cilantro Pesto (see My Recipe Box)
  • 20 whole 8 Inch Flour Tortillas
  • 2 cups Grated Pepper Jack Cheese (or Any Cheese You Prefer)

Preparation

For the chicken:
Toss the chicken breasts with olive oil, seasoning salt and cumin. Grill or pan-sear and bake until fully cooked. Remove and let cool before chopping the chicken up into small pieces.

For the flautas:
Spread a teaspoon (more or less) of pesto on one side of a flour tortilla. Top with a little chopped chicken, shredded cheese and then roll into a cigar-like shape.

Place the rolled tortilla, seam side down on a large rimmed baking pan. Bake at 350ºF for 10-12 minutes or until crispy and brown. Repeat with any remaining tortillas.

Serve with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, and hot sauce if desired.

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Molly Hall on 10.13.2014

These were really yummy and easy to make! Thumbs up!!

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jessswan on 6.25.2013

These are so absolutely yummy!!!! They are just about the perfect flauta! I used whole wheat tortillas and extra sharp cheddar cheese, and they turned out wonderfully. Thanks for sharing this great recipe! I’ll make these again!

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Jess on 6.4.2013

Gahh, I’m obsessed with these. Crisp on the outside, flavorful, soft and melty on the inside, and yes, the pesto is awesome. I even made a few extras, popped them in the freezer, and my hubby ate them after a late night (they freeze great). This recipe is a total keeper– thanks!

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novagee on 5.24.2013

These were AMAZING! I absolutely loved the cilantro pesto, there’s so many things you could do with it, including eat it off a spoon. I cleaned out my food processor with a piece of bread it was so delicious!

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