Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

These tasty baked taquitos are satisfying and hearty – and very yummy! This vegetarian recipe is made whole grain with the addition of Success® Brown Rice.

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Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 35 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 cup collard greens, packed, shredded
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup canned pumpkin purée
  • 1 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 8 flour tortillas (6-inch)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions; adding collard greens and corn to water in the last 5 mins.

    Step 2

  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Drain rice and vegetables; transfer to saucepan. Stir in black beans, pumpkin purée and taco seasoning.

    Step 3

  • Spoon 1/3 cup rice mixture down center of 1 tortilla; sprinkle with 2 tbsp Monterey Jack cheese. Roll up tightly. Place seam side down on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tortillas, filling and cheese. Brush taquitos with olive oil; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

    Step 4

  • Bake for 10 to 15 mins or until tortillas are crisp and cheese is melted.

    Pro Tips

    For homemade taco seasoning, blend 1 tbsp chili powder, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.

    Serve taquitos with sour cream, salsa or guacamole for dipping. Garnish with fresh cilantro.