Adriana 's Mashed Potato In Tortillas

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Recipe: #20239

July 19, 2015

Categories: Sandwiches

"My son James loves his sil tortillas lol Ms pia has a mashed potatoes recipe that was made for this recipe"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (72.3 g)
  • Calories 120.3
  • Total Fat - 1.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 25.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.6 g
  • Sugars - 0.7 g
  • Protein - 3.1 g
  • Calcium - 40.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Put mashed potatoes in corn tortilla shells. Pin with toothpick.

Step 2

Deep fry.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • For the mashed potatoes, use a starchy variety such as russet or Yukon Gold potatoes.
  • Look for tortillas that are made with only corn, water, and salt for the best flavor.

  • Substitute mashed cauliflower for mashed potatoes for a lower-carb option. The benefit of this substitution is that it will reduce the overall carb content of the dish, making it a healthier choice for those looking for a lighter meal.
  • Substitute whole wheat or gluten-free tortillas for the corn tortillas for a healthier option. The benefit of this substitution is that it will provide additional fiber and nutrients, making the dish more nutritious and a better choice for those looking for a healthier option.

Cheesy Mashed Potato In Tortillas Put mashed potatoes in corn tortilla shells. Add shredded cheese of your choice. Pin with toothpick. Deep fry.

Mexican Street Corn Salad: This delicious side dish is a great accompaniment to Adriana's Mashed Potato In Tortillas. It is a flavorful mix of grilled corn, mayonnaise, cheese, and chili powder that will add a bit of heat and texture to the meal.

Chile-Lime Shrimp Skewers: These flavorful shrimp skewers are a great accompaniment to the Mexican Street Corn Salad. Marinated in a zesty chile-lime sauce, the shrimp are grilled to perfection and can be served either hot or cold. The shrimp's light, citrusy flavor will complement the spicy flavors of the corn salad, creating a delicious meal.


Q: What type of oil should I use for deep fat frying?

A: Any neutral flavored oil, such as vegetable or canola oil, is suitable for deep fat frying. Make sure the oil is hot before adding the tortillas to prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Q: How do I prevent my food from sticking to the pan?

A: To prevent sticking, make sure your pan is hot before adding food. You can also use a non-stick cooking spray or a small amount of oil to help keep food from sticking to the pan.

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Fun facts:

Adriana's Mashed Potato In Tortillas is a popular dish in Mexico and Central America. It is believed to have originated in the Aztec civilization, where the tortilla was first used to wrap food.

The recipe is named after Adriana Barraza, an Academy Award-nominated Mexican actress who starred in the movie 'Babel'. She is credited with popularizing the dish in the United States.