SavorMex Potato Fiesta Tacos

Indulge in the delightful flavors of these Potato and Green Chile Tacos – a treat that’s both easy to make and incredibly satisfying. With a creamy potato filling enhanced by the zing of green chilies, these tacos promise a melt-in-your-mouth experience that will leave you craving more. Perfect for any occasion, this recipe is a surefire way to impress your taste buds.


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (4 oz) green chilies, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream for serving
  • Salsa for serving


  1. Boil the diced potatoes in salted water until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until translucent.
  3. Add the cooked potatoes to the skillet. Mash them slightly with a fork or potato masher.
  4. Stir in the green chilies, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, until everything is well combined and heated through.
  5. Warm the corn tortillas in a dry skillet or in the microwave.
  6. To assemble the tacos, place a spoonful of the potato mixture onto each tortilla.
  7. Top with shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and salsa.
  8. Fold the tortillas over the filling, and serve the tacos warm.


  • Customize the filling with your favorite toppings like diced tomatoes, guacamole, or hot sauce for an extra kick.
  • Experiment with different cheese varieties to elevate the flavor profile of your tacos.
  • If you’re short on time, use pre-cooked or leftover mashed potatoes to streamline the cooking process.

These Potato and Green Chile Tacos are a culinary triumph that brings together the comforting warmth of mashed potatoes and the boldness of green chilies. Quick to make and even quicker to disappear, they are destined to become a family favorite. Whether it’s a casual weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering with friends, these tacos are sure to leave everyone asking for seconds.