Mexican Potato Tacos

Mexican Potato Tacos

For family taco night, try this veggie-filled variety featuring Old El Paso® shells, seasoning and sauce. They're ready to serve in 35 minutes.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

tacos

2
large unpeeled Yukon Gold or 3 to 4 medium red potatoes (1/2 lb), cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
medium green bell pepper, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup Old El Paso® salsa verde
2 1/2
teaspoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
4
Old El Paso® Stand 'n Stuff™ taco shells (from 4.7-oz box)
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
medium tomato, seeded, chopped
1/2
cup Old El Paso® taco sauce
1/2
cup queso fresco cheese or Mexican cheese blend (2 oz)
  1. Place potatoes in microwavable bowl; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add potatoes, onion and bell pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion and bell pepper are crisp-tender. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in salsa verde and taco seasoning mix; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Divide filling evenly into taco shells. Top each with lettuce, tomato, taco sauce and cheese.
Makes 4 tacos
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Salsa verde is a green salsa, often made of tomatillos, cilantro and green chiles. It is now commonly available at the grocery store. Of course, other types of salsas can be substituted and used in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Taco)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.