Abuelo Mexican Restaurant's Papas con Chile, By Chef Luis - Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes

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"These amazing potatoes are a great Tex-Mex side that is served at Abuelo's restaurants here in the states from Arizona to Virginia. Everyone is always requesting the recipe, so Chef Luis finally spilled the beans, and here it is for all of us to try. We LOVE them! These are great served with a recipe I posted for #recipe11918 over the top. Yum!"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (275 g)
  • Calories 286.1
  • Total Fat - 14.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 44.3 mg
  • Sodium - 807 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.3 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 15.6 g
  • Calcium - 402.2 mg
  • Iron - 5.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 41.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Wash and scrub potatoes until clean.

Step 2

Place potatoes in a pot covered with water, and boil until soft, about 25 minutes.

Step 3

Drain potatoes.

Step 4

Add the rest of ingredients and mash. Be sure all ingredients are incorporated well.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Delicious potatoes and we will have these again! I made taco salad bowls to have with them. We enjoyed this combo very much!

review by:
(27 Oct 2020)


They really are amazing potatoes! I had planned to make these for quite some time, found they are a good as I thought they would be. Other than using cheddar cheese I made as posted with wonderful results. Can't wait to serve these to family and friends.

review by:
(15 Jan 2020)

dienia b

perfect mr picky loved these if you are in to comfort food ,these potatoes will do it for you made for billboard tag

review by:
(5 Jun 2015)