Flaquitos

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Title: Flaquitos
Yield: 18 Flaquitos
Categories: Appetizers, Hamburger, Mexican

Ingredients:

1 sm Onion; grated
1 ts Cooking oil
1/2 lb Ground beef, lean
1 ts Salt
1 ts Cumin
1 Garlic clove; minced
1/4 ts Hot sauce; to 1/2 ts.
18 Tortillas; fresh
2 c Cheese; shredded
Shortening; hot


Cook onion in cooking oil in heavy skillet. When onion is wilted, add meat
and cook until mixture turns white. Add salt, cumin, garlic, and hot sauce;
cook about 5 minutes to allow flavors to blend.

Put 2 or more tablespoons meat mixture on one edge of tortilla; add 2 to 3
tablespoons shredded cheese. Roll carefully; fasten edges with a toothpick.

Place flaquitos in a wire basket; plunge into hot shortening and cook until
crips. Do not overcook.

SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, June, 1974. Typed for you by Nancy
Coleman.