Potato Tacos

Potato Tacos

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


55 m servings 341 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 341 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 302 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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  1. 47 Ratings


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 onion...

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 s...

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

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! Th...

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 th...

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.

I didn't really care for this, but my son liked it. After reading the other reviews, I decided to add 2 tsp. of powdered ranch salad dressing to the potatoes for more flavor and used much less o...

Great idea!! I actually turned this idea into Shepherd's Pie tacos. They came out well, but I feel they would have tasted better baked after cooking in the skillet.

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