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Four golden taquitos on top a bed of sliced lettuce, drizzled with avocado crema sauce and topped with diced tomatoes, cilantro, onions and avocado.

Easy Air Fryer Beef Taquitos

Easy and healthy air fryer beef taquitos in under 30 minutes. These taco-seasoned ground beef with cheese rolled in a corn and flour blend tortilla are so tasty and crunchy. Make a few for a great snack, or a bunch for a dish the family will enjoy!
5 from 59 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 14 taquitos
Calories 217 kcal



  • 1 pound ground beef 80/20 preferred
  • 14 medium sized corn and flour blend tortilla or 100% flour tortillas
  • 1 ½ cups Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • Oil spray I use olive oil in my Misto sprayer


  • Preheat air fryer at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper, oregano, garlic powder and cumin seasoning to the ground beef. Mix well.
  • Add beef filling to tortilla, making sure to spread to the edges of the tortilla. Add cheese and roll tightly. Secure the ends with toothpicks.
  • Spray oil on all sides of taquitos.
  • Add the taquitos, toothpick side down, in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  • Air Fry for about 8 minutes, until taquitos are golden brown and crispy.
  • Take out immediately and serve with dip/salsa of choice.


*Nutritional facts provided are only an estimate, accuracy is not guaranteed. 
  • Cook in batches as needed. My Philips XXL air fryer makes 14 taquitos in two batches. 
  • Make sure the air fryer basket and tray is clean prior to cooking to prevent the air fryer from smoking up. 
  • Make sure to spread the beef filling to the edges of the tortillas, the meat will shrink down when cooking. 


Serving: 14taquitosCalories: 217kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 11gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 477mgPotassium: 150mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 83IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 120mgIron: 2mg
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