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Potato Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Potato Tacos

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"Mashed potatoes with cheddar cheese and green onions, fried in a corn tortilla."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes and transfer to a large bowl. Pour in milk and mash until smooth. Stir in onions and cheese; mix well. Spoon 2 heaping tablespoons of potato mixture into the center of each tortilla and fold in half; secure with a toothpick.
  3. In a large skillet add enough oil to reach 1 inch in depth and heat over medium-high heat. Fry tortillas until crispy. Serve with ranch dressing for dipping.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 15, 2006

My mom used to make some tacos similar to this when I was growing up except she used real Mexican Cheese & she sauteed white onion & added it to the potato mixture instead of putting green onions in them. I love these tacos. We also put lettuce in them and ate them with Salsa and Parm. Cheese. Salt & Pepper should be to taste too.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 26, 2005

These weren't quite as yummy as I was hoping. The potatoes needed a little more flavor, were a bit bland. If I were to make these again, I would add a little garlic, a little butter, lots of salt and pepper, and maybe even some chili powder to the potato mixture. The ranch dressing was good with them. I will try these again sometime, with just a few tweaks. Thanks for the recipe.

 

47 Ratings

Aug 01, 2007

I do something like this ,but I dip the tortillas in a red sauce then fry them. I serve it with shredded cabbage and onions and a lemon to squeeze over the top

 
Nov 11, 2010

Potato tacos are an old favorite in my family that I have not thought to make until I heard XrayBarb talking about them. Now I am all excited to make them, which I did. The kids were IN LOVE! This is a simple dish that is Simply Delicious! You can feed a boat load of people w/o breaking the bank YYAA. My kind of meal. Thank You Yvonne I will remember these and keep them in circulation.

 
Mar 03, 2003

This tasted like a perogie--and it was delicious! I used leftover mashed potatoes and simply reheated them in the microwave with some shredded cheddar cheese. I spread it to within an inch of the edge of the tortilla, and I fried it with cooking spray. The results were more than satisfying. This recipe is definitely a keeper.

 
Sep 26, 2008

These are really pretty good. A perfect use for leftover mashed potatoes. My son gobbles them up. Don't make too many at once though because they are not very good reheated.

 
Sep 07, 2010

This was a good base recipe. I ended up adding a lot of spices.

 
Jun 28, 2008

Very good. The potato mixture was mild and creamy, an unusual but satisfying texture to bite into. The tacos picked up the flavor of any sauce well, so we tried a variety of dips, including different hot sauces, dressings, and salsas. A great vegetarian alternative to Mexican food.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 341 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 4.5 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 302 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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