Ranchero rollups: Easy soft tacos recipe from 1991

Retro southwestern recipe for ranchers rollups

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Santa Fe express: Ranchero rollups

You’ll be rolling up for dinner right on time with Del Monte Mexican Style Stewed Tomatoes. They’re the quickest way to add a rich, zesty flavor to this Southwestern recipe for Ranchero rollups — soft tacos that are easy to make.

Retro southwestern recipe for ranchers rollups

Ranchero rollups

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 14-1/2 ounces Del Monte Mexican style stewed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano, crushed
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 4 ounces whole green chilies, cut into strips
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar


  1. In large skillet, cook onion in 1 tablespoons oil until tender-crisp.
  2. Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid.
  3. Add liquid and oregano to skillet; cook over high heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in meat and chilies; remove from heat.
  5. Spoon chicken mixture onto each tortilla; roll up.
  6. Add remaining tablespoons of oil to skillet and lightly brown rollups.
  7. Chop tomatoes: stir in vinegar.
  8. Pour over rollups, cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 419Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 505mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 22g

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Ranchero rollups (1991)

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