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I have had a little bit of an obsession lately. With tacos. Seriously. I cannot get enough of them. I have a few recipes for them waiting in the wings for you all, but I’m at the point where I could make a new taco recipe once or twice a week and be totally fine with it.

It doesn’t help that I feel like no matter the line I stand in at any grocery store, there are pictures of tacos staring back to me. Maybe it’s because Cinco de Mayo just passed, or maybe the magazine execs are just going off of the fact that people love Mexican inspired food. And in my opinion, you just can’t go wrong when you cook up some delicious ingredients and then throw them into a tortilla or a taco shell. Crowd pleasing. Kid pleasing. Me pleasing.

These tacos are a great way to change things up just a little bit. They are sausage and potato tacos. This is definitely not a combo that I would have ever thought would be good together in a taco, but let me tell you. Sausage and potatoes were meant to go together in a taco. Throw on some of the fresh salsa and you have got a pretty perfect taco.

These tacos make me want to turn every night into a taco night!

Sausage and Potato Tacos | www.tasteandtellblog.com


Sausage and Potato Tacos
 
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These sausage and potato filled tacos are a great way to put a spin on taco night.
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
Tacos
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 oz Yukon gold potatoes, cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 8 6-inch flour tortillas
Salsa
  • 4 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds and ribs discarded, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 oz feta cheese, crumbled
Instructions
For the tacos:
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden and brown on all sides. Remove from the skillet.
  2. In the same skillet, add the sausage and onion. Cook, breaking up the sausage as it cooks, until browned and cooked completely and the onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Add in the paprika, cumin, oregano, chili powder, salt and pepper. Cook for one more minute. Add the potatoes back in and stir to combine.
For the salsa:
  1. Combine the tomatoes, jalapeno and lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then stir in the cilantro and cheese.
To serve:
  1. Top the tortillas with some of the sausage and serve with the salsa.
Notes

More twists on the taco:

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Around the Web:
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23 Responses to Sausage and Potato Tacos

  1. Yes, please! I’d love these for dinner tonight! Could you please come on over? :) Ha. They look so delicious and easy – definitely going to have to remember to give these a shot!

  2. Tieghan says:

    I am with you on the toco obsession. I really can’t stop making them! You can do them so many different ways!

    This recipe looks awesome. I love the sausage! That is such a good idean and it sounds so goo!

  3. Leslie says:

    These look very good and different! We have tacos once a week and I love trying new recipes.

  4. carrian says:

    oh my pretty pictures!!!! seriously love them!

  5. kristy says:

    I love that the varieties of tacos are endless. I’ve been on a kick with them lately myself. :)

  6. These look so delicious, Deborah! Love your photos, too – vibrant and colorful!

  7. Holly says:

    Definitely will be adding these to Taco night! They sound delish, and your pictures are always stunning!!

  8. How perfect…. tomorrow is taco night in this house!!

  9. I’ve been on a Mexican//Taco kick lately as well. I think it’s because a new restaurant just opened and I find myself wanting to recreate their tacos!

  10. Creative combination-yum!

  11. What a brilliant idea! My family adores both sausage and potatoes, and we’re always looking for a way to spice up classic recipes. We have to give this one a go!

  12. My boyfriend will love these! I may have to try to make a meatless version of this :)

  13. Emily says:

    I love that you keep giving me ideas for Taco Tuesday. :)

  14. Patsy says:

    I love tacos and we are always coming up with different combinations to put in those flour tortillas! So easy to make and everyone can change it up to what they like best.

  15. Joanne says:

    I can’t get enough of tacos either and am actually planning on making some this week! i wish I had some potatoes on hand now…they would be the perfect filler!

  16. fish tacos and shrimp tacos are my weakness.
    so I can relate to what you’re saying.

  17. Donna says:

    I just changed my dinner plans! Thanks for the inspiration. Again.

  18. I could have tacos every single day of the week, especially when they look like this!

  19. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    Oh, I am loving these tacos! This has my name written all over it, so delicious :)

  20. Julia says:

    Normally, I add cheddar cheese to my potatoes, but in this case having a Mexican inspired dish with sausage AND potatoes- Chipotle Cheddar really adds a smoky peppery kick to things. Heaven!

  21. Kim says:

    The sausage potato filling is absolutely DELICIOUS! Yummmy Yum Yum!!

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