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These are some of my favorite tacos from growing up in Mexico. They are so cheap to make, but they are absolutely delicious!
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4.8 from 5 votes

Chorizo and Potato Tacos (with homemade tortillas)


For the Tortillas

  • *Skip this step if you are buying pre-made tortillas
  • Corn Flour maseca(prepare according to package instructions)
  • Water
  • Salt

For the Chorizo and Potato Filling

  • 1 pound of chorizo
  • 1-2 large potatoes cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro finely chopped
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

For the Salsa Roja

  • 3 to matoes
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • chopped onion
  • chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste


  • Chopped Lettuce
  • Cheese
  • Salsa


Chorizo and Potatoes Filling

  • Cook the potatoes in a boiling pot of water for 15 minutes.
  • Cook the chorizo in a skillet until browned, and add the softened potatoes, the onion, the cilantro and the seasonings.

For the Salsa

  • Blend all of the Salsa Roja ingredients in a blender except for the onion.
  • Transfer to a frying pan and cook the salsa with a small amount of olive oil.
  • Add the onions and let cook for a few minutes.
  • Add salt to taste.

For the Tortillas

  • Prepare according to package instructions.
  • Cook on a frying pan and add the chorizo and potatoes filling.
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