Spicy Potato Tacos


Yesterday at a little before 5:30 we were handed the keys to our new home!  That feeling, I swear there’s nothing like it!  As you may remember from this post, a home means the world to me and because of my colorful history I have such a deep appreciation for it.  I can’t wait to share this next house adventure with you!  Today we’ll be photographing it (for all the many “before” photos to come) and starting in on painting.  We have a long, labor intensive week before we move in on Sunday.  So I’m cooking up super easy meals like these spicy potato tacos to keep us fueled up and happy!  May I recommend them for weeknight dining when time is short and hunger is high?!  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

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Spicy Potato Tacos

Spicy Potato Tacos


  • 3 small red potatoes
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1/2 red onion (diced)
  • cilantro
  • 2 avocados
  • hot sauces of your choice (I love this one and this one
  • Maldon Salt
  • 6 corn tortillas


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Thoroughly wash potatoes, pierce with a fork and place in oven on a baking sheet. Cook for 30-45 minutes, or until soft and easily pierced with fork.
  • Warm tortillas over an open flame if possible, or heat in a skillet. (I usually make my own but at times like this I buy Organic Sprouted Corn Tortillas from the market and they make throwing together meals that much quicker!)
  • Cut potatoes in half. Smash 1/2 of each potato over a tortilla. Sprinkle each taco with red onion, add jalapenos and avocado slices.
  • Garnish with cilantro and generous amounts of hot sauce. Top with a sprinkle of Maldon and serve immediately.

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    • Sarah Yates|

      Thanks Gabrielle! That belongs to my friend (and current house-mate)! I believe it’s a Thai fabric and you can probably find similar on etsy or ebay! xx

  1. Connie|

    Well, this is a different take on potato tacos! The only ones I’ve had have a mashed potato filling with Mexican cheese, corn tortilla folded and deep fried–they’re delicious but I am loving this fresher (and lighter) take on the potato taco! Those two hot sauces are easily found in local stores, too, yum.

  2. Sam @ PancakeWarriors|

    Oh congrats on the new home!! I can’t wait to see the before and after pictures!! Paining can be fun but sooo time consuming! These potato tacos are great!! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Karina|

    Avocados are among my favorite foods (they help me with my heartburns) and I really love tacos, but I often fond it difficult to eat them in an elegant way. They are always falling apart, the sauce is all over my hands while I try to catch pieces of veg falling down.