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Mexican Potato Tacos

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4
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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.

Ingredients

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)

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
700mg
29%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
7g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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