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Easy Recipe for Holiday Leftovers

Posted at 11:43 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 12:43:22-05

Chef Chris Rains from The Chef & I turned holiday leftovers into Holiday Taquitos. The Chef & I is located at 611 9th Ave. South Nashville Tn 37203. For more information visit or call (615) 730-8496.



2lbs of leftover meat (Turkey, Ham, etc.) sliced into thin strips

1 large onion, sliced

1/2 lb of shredded cheese (choose your favorite two)

1 bell pepper, sliced

Salt to taste

Pepper to taste

4 tbls olive oil

Granulated garlic to taste

1 pkg of flour tortillas


1.) Prepare meat and vegetables

2.) Heat sauté pan on medium / medium hi

3.) Add olive oil (2 tbl spoon)

4.) Add in peppers/onions

5.) Sauté for 5-8 mins browning / wilting vegetables

6.) In the mixing bowl toss in meat and cheese and mix

7.) Season vegetables - salt/pepper/garlic to taste

8.) Add hot vegetables into mixing bowl

9.) Toss together / mix well

10.) Roll taquitos

11.) Pan fry in olive oil (2 tbl spoon) on medium

12.) Serve favorite dipping sauces