flau·​ta | \ ˈflau̇-tə How to pronounce flauta (audio) \

Definition of flauta

: a usually corn tortilla rolled tightly around a filling (as of meat) and deep-fried

Examples of flauta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The casual taqueria’s menu includes a crispy fish flauta, mushroom barbacoa taco, tamales de mole, churros, spiked aguas frescas and housemade salsas to-go. Garrett Snyder Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Now Serving launches L.A. restaurant cookbook series with Holbox, Porridge + Puffs and Hop Woo BBQ," 8 Dec. 2020 Plato El Paso features a chile relleno, beef tostada, beef enchilada, beef taco, burrito and a flauta. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, "Gambit's 2020 Fall Dining Guide: Where to eat in the New Orleans area amid new reopening phase," 12 Oct. 2020 Fuel up with green chile cheddar enchiladas, chicken flautas and carne asada street tacos. Lauren Saria, azcentral, "Cinco de Mayo: These metro Phoenix restaurants have deals on tacos, margaritas and more," 1 May 2020 Crepes with cottage cheese, all rolled up and drizzled with maple syrup like some sort of soft, sweet flauta. Sasha Levine, Bon Appétit, "There's No Better Time to… Make Yourself a Hot Breakfast," 20 Apr. 2020 Create a mini-buffet of Cinco de Mayo staples from the $25.95 Botana Grande appetizer plate, packed with chicken quesadillas, bean and cheese nachos, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, chicken flautas and fried jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Cinco de Mayo at home: 5 San Antonio restaurants for to-go margaritas, Mexican food amid coronavirus closures," 27 Apr. 2020 Maskadores Taco Shop This Mexican restaurant in Glendale serves taco plates, flautas, tostadas and burritos with various meat, seafood and a vegetarian option. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Tacos and sandwiches: 32 restaurants and bars that opened in December 2019 in metro Phoenix," 2 Jan. 2020 The Tempe location takes over the former home of Restaurant Mexico, a longtime Mill Avenue favorite that served enchiladas, flautas and burritos. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Taco Bell Cantina is now open in Tempe. Here's what to know about the new restaurant," 2 Jan. 2020 The three-course dinner menu ($30) features options like flautas de pollo, pescado estilo Veracruz and vegetarian sopes. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: 2019 Oktoberfest celebrations kick off Friday in El Cajon, Encinitas and Liberty Station," 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of flauta

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flauta

American Spanish, literally, flute

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“Flauta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flauta. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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