Crispy Potato Tacos! Make This Cheesy Potato Dinner Without an Oven!

If you’re craving something cheesy, crispy, and absolutely delicious, these crispy potato tacos are just what you need. Perfect for a quick dinner, this recipe requires no oven and is sure to be a hit. Let’s get started!


  • 2 medium-sized potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 red pepper (chopped)
  • 7 tortilla breads
  • 7 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Tomato pizza sauce
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/4 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan
  • Fresh or dried parsley (optional)

How To Make Crispy Potato Tacos

Step 1: Prepare the Potatoes

  • Peel and chop the potatoes, then place them in a pot filled with water and 1 teaspoon of salt.
  • Boil until fork-tender, then drain and transfer to a bowl.
  • Mash the potatoes and mix in 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese.

Step 2: Cook the Vegetables

  • Add 2 teaspoons of butter or 1 teaspoon of olive oil to a pan over medium heat.
  • Once melted, add the diced onion and chopped red pepper.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes.

Step 3: Season the Vegetables

  • Season with paprika, black pepper, and 2 pinches of salt.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water, cover, and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes.

Step 4: Combine the Filling

  • Add the cooked vegetables to the mashed potatoes.
  • Mix until well combined.

Step 5: Prepare the Tacos

  • In a separate bowl, mix the tomato sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Take one tortilla and spread a layer of tomato sauce on one side.
  • Add a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese, then a layer of the potato mixture.
  • Add another layer of shredded mozzarella cheese, then fold the tortilla.
  • Repeat with the remaining tortillas.

Step 6: Fry the Tacos

  • Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil to a pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the folded tortillas until they are golden brown and crisp on both sides.
  • Top with fresh or dried parsley, if desired.

Serve and Enjoy!

These crispy potato tacos are best served hot. Enjoy them as a delicious and satisfying dinner!

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 350
  • Total Fat: 20g
    • Saturated Fat: 10g
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 750mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g
    • Dietary Fiber: 3g
    • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 12g

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