Tacos de Papa (Potato Tacos)

Tacos de Papa (Potato Tacos)

I remember my mother making these potato tacos when I was growing up. We loved them! And they're great with mashed potatoes.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions.
  2. Step 2

    Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sautee diced onions in oil until tender and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add cooked mashed potatoes and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Step 3

    Place tortillas on a plate. Heat in microwave until pliable, 15 to 20 seconds.
  4. Step 4

    Place 1/4 cup of potato mixture in each tortilla, fold in half and secure each end with toothpicks.
  5. Step 5

    Heat oil in a skillet until shimmering. Fry each taco until crispy and golden brown, about 1 minute on each side.
  6. Step 6

    Remove toothpicks and top with garnishes.