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This is a vegan version of popular Mexican tacos made are traditionally made with potatoes and pork chorizo that are deep fried, but I prefer this healthier version where you just heat the tortillas on the griddle with a very small amount of oil until they are crispy. [Recipe originally submitted to Allrecipes.com.mx]


Recipe Summary

10 mins
43 mins
53 mins
4 servings


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until potatoes are easily pierced with a knife, about 30 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking water.

  • Transfer boiled potatoes to a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Mash with a potato masher, adding reserved cooking water to reach desired consistency.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet. Cook soy chorizo for 5 minutes. Add mashed potatoes and mix well.

  • Heat tortillas on a hot griddle over medium heat to soften them. Fill them with equal amounts of potato-chorizo mixture. Fold them in half and brush the outside of the tortillas with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Place tacos on the hot griddle and cook, turning once, until crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

597 calories; protein 22.2g; carbohydrates 85.2g; fat 21.2g; sodium 961.9mg. Full Nutrition