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These Cheesy BAKED Spinach and Portobello Flautas are crispy and delicious! Hellooooo veggies!

Vegetarian Baked Flautas

These Vegetarian Baked Flautas are easy, cheesy, and totally delicious! Hellooooo veggies! Flour tortillas are stuffed with tender portobello mushroom, savory spinach, and freshly grated mozzarella and baked until melty and crispy.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Keyword Vegetarian Baked Flautas
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 6 flautas
Calories 136 kcal
Author Jenn Laughlin - Peas and Crayons

Ingredients

  • 1 large portobello cap
  • 5 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3-4 oz mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 6 small-medium flour tortillas (approx. 6-9 inch diameter)

tasty topping options:

  • guacamole
  • fresh cilantro
  • pico de gallo
  • fresh salsa
  • cheese sauce
  • and anything + everything your heart desires!

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Top a baking sheet with a wire cooling rack and set aside.
  3. Place portobello cap stem-side down on a cutting board and slice into approx. 12 even slices.
  4. Heat a pan/skillet to medium-high heat and sauté with a drizzle of olive oil for about 8 minutes until tender.
  5. Add a teeny bit more oil to the pan and add your garlic and spinach, flipping with a spatula until the hot mushrooms help wilt the spinach.
  6. Season with basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  7. Stir together and remove from heat. Set aside.
  8. Wrap in a paper towel, and microwave tortillas for 30 seconds on high.
  9. Rub a little olive oil on one side of a tortilla and add the filling to the opposite side in the center of the tortilla.
  10. Filling amount may vary a smidge, but try not to overstuff the tortillas, adding 2 slices of portobello to each tortilla along with the spinach and cheese.
  11. Roll tight until flauta is about 1" thick and place on your wire baking/cooling rack topped baking sheet, edge side down.
  12. If needed you can use toothpicks to assist in closing the flautas, but if you microwaved the tortillas first the should stay closed.
  13. Repeat for each flauta.
  14. Wrap just the ends with aluminum foil to prevent the ends of each flauta from getting too brown.
  15. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 10 more minutes.
  16. Serve with all your favorite toppings and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Baked Flautas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 313mg14%
Potassium 240mg7%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 2285IU46%
Vitamin C 6.9mg8%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.