Consumers can serve El Monterrey Taquitos as a snack or appetizer, side dish, or even with rice and beans as a main entrée component. Southwest Chicken is the newest Taquito variety - combining chicken, cheese, veggies and Mexican spices wrapped in a lightly fried tortilla.
Ruiz Foods Dinuba, Calif.
Ingredients: Water, Wheat Flour (Enriched with Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Vegetable Oil (Soybean, Sunflower, Canola and/or Corn Oil), Pasteurized Processed Jack and American Cheese with Peppers ([Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes], Water, Peppers [Red Bell Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers], Milkfat [Cream], Sodium Citrate, Salt, Sodium Phosphate, Lactic Acid, Sorbic Acid [Used as a Preservative]), Mozzarella Cheese (Pasteurized Part Skim Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Batter Mix (Bleached Wheat Flour, Yellow Corn Flour, Modified Food Starch, Salt, Buttermilk Powder [Sweet Cream, Whey Cream], Jalapeno Pepper, Cheddar, Romano and Parmesan Cheese [Pasteurized Cow’s Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes], Leavening [Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate], Whey, Onion Powder, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Tomato Powder, Cultured Nonfat Milk, Monosodium Glutamate, Garlic Powder, Dextrose, Yellow Lake 5 and 6, Xanthan Gum, Acids [Citric and Lactic], Maltodextrin, Spice, Extractives of Paprika, Sodium Citrate, Disodium Inosinate and Guanylate, Natural Flavor), White Meat Chicken (with Water, Sodium Phosphate, Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor), Pasteurized Processed Cheddar Cheese (Cheddar Cheese [Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes], Water, Sodium Phosphate, Milkfat, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Salt, Artificial Color), Spinach, Bell Pepper, Corn. Contains 2% or less of: Black Beans, Modified Corn Starch, Jalapeno Pepper (with Salt, Acetic Acid, Calcium Chloride), Tortilla Flour Blend (Salt, Baking Powder [Sodium Bicarbonate, Corn Starch, Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, Monocalcium Phosphate], Dough Conditioner [Sodium Metabisulfite, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dicalcium Phosphate]), Salt, Cilantro, Spices, Seasoning Salt (Salt, Paprika, Dehydrated Onion, Chili Pepper, Corn Starch, Spice, Dehydrated Garlic, Annatto, less than 2% of Calcium Silicate [to Prevent Caking]), Garlic (with Citric Acid), Ground Chili Pepper, Cayenne Pepper.
Versatile southwest snack
February 5, 2008