Oven-baked Chicken Taquitos & Black Bean Corn Relish

These hearty, baked-to-perfection taquitos and fresh black bean relish make a perfect match.



  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup mexican blend cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup fat-free refried beans
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes

Black Bean Corn Relish

  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed to room temperature
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 green, yellow or red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • Optional: 1 cup shredded lettuce



  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and ground black pepper.
  • Lay the chicken breasts on the prepared sheet pan.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the spice mixture.
  • Roast the chicken in the oven for 25 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.
  • Set it aside to cool slightly.
  • Keep the oven on and coat a clean baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Once the chicken has rested and cooled slightly, shred the chicken meat and add it to a medium bowl.
  • Add the cheese and refried beans and mix well.
  • Place the corn tortillas in between two damp paper towels.
  • Microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  • Fill each corn tortilla with 1/4 cup chicken filling and roll tightly.
  • Lay seam side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Once all the taquitos are on the baking sheet, lightly spray each one with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the tortillas are crispy.
  • Serve two taquitos with 1 cup relish and serve on a bed of shredded lettuce.

Black Bean Corn Relish

  • In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients.
  • Toss gently to mix.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.

Nutritional Value


  • Serving size: 2
  • 315 calories
  • 44 carbohydrates
  • 24g protein
  • 6g fat
  • 5g sugars
  • 7g dietary fiber
  • 45mg Cholesterol
  • 385mg sodium
  • 625 potassium

Black Bean Corn Relish

  • Serving size: 2/3 cup
  • Carbs: 100 calories
  • 5g protein
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 20g carbohydrate
  • 4g dietary fiber
  • 0 fat
  • 11mg sodium

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