Potato Tacos


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

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
12 servings


  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 cup chopped green onions

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas

  • 1 cup Ranch-style salad dressing


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

341 Calories
16g Fat
42g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 341
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 302mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 12mg 60%
Calcium 153mg 12%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 560mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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