Spicy Bean and Cheese Flautas Recipe

In the mood for some delicious Mexican food? Why not make this spicy been and cheese flautas recipe? This recipe is spicy goodness wrapped in a tortilla, and it’s always a huge hit with my family.

Spicy Bean and Cheese Flautas Recipe – Winner Winner, Flautas Dinner

I absolutely love to make this flautas recipe for my family. It’s quick and easy, and it tastes wonderful. It has all the flavor and texture of real, honest-to-goodness Mexican food, not that stuff that uses chips for taco shells. The beauty of this flautas recipe is that it is so full of flavor, but it doesn’t take long at all to prepare. I like that because I’d much rather hang out with the family than the oven! The oven is nice enough, but it’s not big on conversation.

This spicy bean and cheese flautas recipe is sure to be a hit whenever you feel the need for Mexican food. This flautas recipe is easy to make and delicious.

Whether it’s game day or just a special treat to break up the monotony, this spicy been and cheese flautas recipe is a winner every time. I love to make this on the weekends in the winter, and it’s always a staple for us when we watch football. It’s simple, hearty, delicious, and – bonus – practically a finger food!


Spicy Bean and Cheese Flautas

Servings 12
Author Courtney Pies/Optimistic Mommy


  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper Seeded and Minced
  • 1 can Black Beans Drained and Rinsed
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese Softened
  • ? cup Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • ½ tsp Chili Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 12 6 Inch Tortillas


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add jalapenos and saute for 2 minutes. Add beans, cumin, chili pepper, and salt; saute 2-3 more minutes.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, add cream cheese and pepper jack cheese, stir with fork until well combined. Set aside.
  4. Remove skillet from heat, and pour bean mixture into the bowl with cheeses. Using a fork, stir well to combine.
  5. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper; set aside. Place tortillas in front of you. Add about 2 TBS of filling in a horizontal line in the center of the tortilla. Leave about 1 inch on each side (filling should stop one inch from end- do not spread to the end or it will all come out while baking). Fold tortilla over filling, press together, and roll. Place on baking sheet seam side down. Repeat for additional 11 tortillas.
  6. Lightly brush or spray the tops of the tortillas with olive oil, place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until tops of tortillas are lightly browned. Remove from oven.

Recipe Notes

Serve with salsa, sour cream, cheese dip, or your favorite dipping sauce! Enjoy!

This spicy bean and cheese flautas recipe is sure to be a hit whenever you feel the need for Mexican food. This flautas recipe is easy to make and delicious.

If you fancy some homemade, authentic Mexican food, bust out this spicy bean and cheese flautas recipe. It’s got all the flavor you could ask for, and not all the cooking time! It’s a great weekend treat or even an after school snack for hungry teenagers. Give it a try. You’re welcome! =D


  1. Jeanine Carlson says:

    Wow, these look great and not too difficult to make. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I love these! They’re healthy too.

  3. Yum – these would make a great after-school snack!


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