Air Fryer  Homemade Beef Taquitos

Discover a simple way to make beef taquitos at home using your air fryer! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside.

18 flour fajita tortillas

1 Tbsp olive oil

⅛ cup water

1 pound ground beef

1 ounce taco seasoning

½ medium yellow onion

1 poblano pepper

1½ cup pepper jack cheese

Nonstick or oil spray

Sauces or toppings


Taquitos are an ideal handheld appetizer, lunch, or dinner!

Perfect for:

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat


Add diced onion and pepper, and cook 3-5 min until they soften slightly


Push onions and peppers to the pan perimeter, then add ground beef


Cook until the beef browns and you can break it apart easily


Add the taco seasoning and water, and cook, until beef is fully cooked


Remove pan from heat and add the pepper jack cheese, stirring until melted


On a tortilla, place about 2 Tbsp of the beef mixture on the bottom third


Fold the end closest to the filling over, and continue tightly rolling to form a tube


Repeat until all tortillas are rolled and all filling is used


Preheat your air fryer to 375°F, then put taquitos in seam side down


Spray tops with oil, air fry for 5 minutes at 375°F, flip, reapply oil, and cook 3-5 min more


Air fryer taquitos are quick, easy, and perfect for any occasion!

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