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POTATO GREEN CHILE TACOS

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Savory Delight: Potato Green Chile Tacos Experience the bold and savory flavors of Potato Green Chile Tacos, a delightful twist on traditional tacos that will satisfy your taste buds. These tacos feature tender, seasoned potatoes combined with spicy green chiles and topped with a medley of fresh, vibrant toppings. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply seeking a unique taco experience, these tacos are sure to become a beloved addition to your menu. Get ready to savor the savory delight of Potato Green Chile Tacos.

A Taco with a Twist

The star of this recipe is the savory potato filling, infused with spicy green chiles and seasonings, creating a unique and satisfying taco experience.

Flavorful and Vegetarian-Friendly

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Potato Green Chile Tacos offer a burst of flavor and are a fantastic option for vegetarians and taco lovers alike.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Potato Green Chile Tacos with these variations:

  1. Cheese Lover’s Delight: Sprinkle shredded cheese, such as cheddar or Monterey Jack, on top of the potato filling for a melty, cheesy twist.
  2. Protein Boost: Add cooked and crumbled chorizo, ground beef, or shredded chicken to the potato mixture for a heartier taco.
  3. Salsa Sensation: Experiment with different salsas or hot sauces for a personalized level of heat and flavor.

Closing in Todd Wilbur Style

Now that you’ve discovered the bold and savory flavors of Potato Green Chile Tacos, it’s time to delight in their unique and satisfying taste. Share them with friends and family, spice up your taco nights, and don’t forget to leave a review to let us know how much you enjoyed this flavorful twist on tacos. Happy savoring!

Tips or Notes:

  • Adjust the level of spiciness by using mild or hot green chiles, or by adding or reducing the amount of chili powder and cayenne pepper.
  • To save time, you can use pre-cooked or leftover boiled potatoes and simply sauté them with the green chile mixture until they’re heated through.
  • Customize your toppings with ingredients like diced avocado, sour cream, fresh cilantro, or lime wedges for extra flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make Potato Green Chile Tacos ahead of time?

While it’s best to assemble the tacos just before serving to maintain their freshness, you can prepare the potato filling and toppings in advance and heat them up when you’re ready to enjoy your tacos.

Are there any gluten-free options for the taco shells?

Yes, you can find gluten-free corn tortillas or lettuce leaves to use as a gluten-free alternative for the taco shells.

POTATO GREEN CHILE TACOS

POTATO GREEN CHILE TACOS

Recipe by Alexandra
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Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

0

minutes
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Ingredients

  • For the Potato Green Chile Filling:
  • 4 medium 4 russet potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 tablespoon 1 vegetable oil

  • 1 small 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves 2 garlic, minced

  • 1 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, drained

  • 1 teaspoon 1 chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • For the Toppings:
  • Sliced lettuce

  • Diced tomatoes

  • Diced red onion

  • Chopped fresh cilantro

  • Sliced jalapeños (optional)

  • Lime wedges

  • Sour cream (optional)

  • Shredded cheese (optional)

  • Salsa or hot sauce (optional)

  • For the Taco Shells:
  • 8 small 8 corn tortillas or taco shells

Directions

  • For the Potato Green Chile Filling:
  • In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add the diced potatoes. Cook until they are tender but not mushy, about 10-15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  • Stir in the drained diced green chiles, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cooked diced potatoes to the skillet and gently mix them with the green chile mixture. Cook for 5-7 minutes, allowing the potatoes to become slightly crispy and absorb the flavors.
  • For Assembling the Tacos:
  • Warm the corn tortillas or taco shells according to the package instructions.
  • Spoon the potato green chile filling into each warm tortilla or shell.
  • Top the tacos with sliced lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced red onion, chopped fresh cilantro, and sliced jalapeños if desired.
  • Serve Potato Green Chile Tacos with lime wedges and offer additional toppings like sour cream, shredded cheese, and salsa or hot sauce for everyone to customize their tacos. Enjoy the savory delight!

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