Baked BBQ Beef Taquitos

Taquitos are one of the easiest dinners to make. Especially baked taquitos.

I was craving some taquitos the other day and asked my hubby if he had a preference as to what went in them. He instantly said BBQ and beef… a total guy response, right? :)  I had never heard of a BBQ Beef Taquito, so I decided to give it a whirl. We all thoroughly enjoyed this dinner, even my two picky kids gobbled theirs up!

If you are in a dinner rut, this is the perfect recipe for you. It is different, simple and delicious.

Baked BBQ Beef Taquitos on ...This dinner is super easy, delicious and family-friendly! Picky Eater Approved! #recipe #dinner

Baked BBQ Beef Taquitos

Baked BBQ Beef Taquitos on ...This dinner is super easy, delicious and family-friendly! Picky Eater Approved! #recipe #dinner

By Chef in Training Published: January 23, 2013

  • Yield: about 15 taquitos (15 Servings)

A yummy and easy dinner that your whole family will enjoy!



  1. Brown ground beef in a medium skillet until completely cooked through and juices run clear.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cream cheese, ranch dressing mix, onion powder, garlic salt, BBQ sauce and monterey jack cheese. Stir until combined. Add salt as needed to taste if you think it needs more flavor.
  4. Place a few spoonfuls of mixture into the center of flour tortilla. Roll up and place on a greased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining tortillas or until mixture is gone.
  5. Once taquitos are aligned on cookie sheet, spray the tops lightly with cooking spray.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes or until lightly golden brown on top and edges.


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  1. Have you ever made taquitos with corn tortillas? I have a gluten intolerance and I’m wondering how they’d turn out with corn vs. flour. Thanks!

  2. J

    I just got finished putting these together for dinner. Interesting and a recipe I would have never thought of. Bet the hubby will love these! Score.

  3. I am definitely trying these. I love the baked chicken taquitos and I can’t wait to try a different version. I like to make a bunch up and keep them in the freezer for a quick lunch or if I’m feeling too lazy to cook dinner. These are making my to do list next week!

  4. Nicole

    I made theses and they are delicious!!! I am definitely going to make them again! Next time I will probably try to freeze some and see what happens. Thanks Nikki!

  5. Andrea

    I’ve made these twice. They are a huge hit with my son who is a very picky eater. I freeze the leftovers and they reheat beautifully. Thank you so much for this!

  6. Samantha

    My family LOVED these! My 2 year old and 1 year old ate more than Ive ever seen them eat! Haha. Definately one of their favorites.

  7. Kate

    They are in the oven now- the meat mixture is so yummy it ate some out of the bowl on a chip- could even be made into a heated/warm dip for Super Bowl!