Potato tacos, or tacos de papa, are a revelation. And if you’ve never tried them, this Taco Tuesday is your best excuse.
Whether you choose creamy mashed potatoes inside a crispy fried shell or sliced or roasted potatoes topped with cheese and salsa, tacos de papa are a hearty and delicious way to get your taco on.
1. Roasted garlic and buttermilk mashed potato tacos
Image: The Candid Appetite
You’ve got to try these roasted garlic and buttermilk mashed potato tacos, stuffed into a homemade, crispy tortilla and topped with cheese, avocado and salsa.
2. Spicy potato tacos
Image: Cup of Zest
Topped with purple cabbage and queso fresco, these spicy potato tacos are as visually striking as they are tasty.
3. Chorizo and roasted red potato tacos
Image: The Primlani Kitchen
Creamy red potatoes, savory chorizo and chargrilled flour tortillas work together to make this totally stellar taco.
4. White bean and potato tacos
Image: Beard & Bonnet
These white bean and potato tacos are gluten-free and vegan, but you’ll be too focused on the amazing flavor to notice.
5. Simple fried potato tacos
Image: Matt Bites
They may not be fancy, but they sure are tasty! These simple fried tacos are filled with mashed potatoes and maybe cheese or sour cream, if you have some lying around.
6. Crispy potato soft tacos
Image: Southern Fatty
Topped with a creamy, spicy sauce, these crispy, oven-roasted potato soft tacos are definitely a must-try.
7. Mushroom, potato and chorizo tacos
Images: What’s Gaby Cooking
Thanks to sautéed mushrooms, these chorizo and potato tacos have a nice, earthy note.
8. Tacos de canasta with spicy potatoes and cheese
Image: Hispanic Kitchen
Spicy sautéed potatoes and a crisped then steamed tortilla set these tacos de canasta apart from the crowd.
9. 3-Cheese potato tacos
Images: Muy Bueno Cookbook
Cheese and potatoes are a match made in heaven, and nowhere do they shine more brightly than in these tacos.
10. Fresh and spicy potato tacos
Image: A House in the Hills
Fresh toppings like jalapeño, red onion, avocado and cilantro keep these potato tacos feeling light.