Dinner Ideas, Mexican

Chorizo Potato Tacos

This is a delicious 4 ingredient taco, that is definitely worth the read. I love chorizo and all the spiciness that sausage delivers and if you haven’t checked out my ground chorizo recipe yet, get on over there.

My Chorizo Potato Tacos were inspired because I have my own garden fresh potatoes and I visited Tendercrop Farms over the weekend and they have their own chorizo sausage.

Chorizo sausage is not easy to find in our local supermarkets, which is why I make my own and we’re lucky Tendercrop comes to the rescue when we’re without. Two, their chorizo definitely packs the heat 👍.

Some cooking notes…

  • Cutting the Potatoes and Onions – Since you’re using ground chorizo sausage, you want to cut your potatoes and onion into small dices, which allows you to stuff your tortilla with all that goodness.
  • Parboil the Potatoes – Parboiling is simply cooking potatoes until just about ready. For this dish, cut (peel if you desire) your potatoes into small dices. Parboil in salted water for 5 minutes and drain and set aside until you’re ready to combine with the chorizo.
  • Cooking the Chorizo – Finally, create crispy chorizo and the crispier, the better 😋!  Creating the crisp cooks out the fat and adds another level of deliciousness 😋. Depending on the fat content for your sausage, you might need to add additional EVOO or a tablespoon of butter to help create the desired crispiness.
  • Fixings for the Tacos
    • Warm or grilled tortillas, this makes a difference and adds flavor to your tortilla
    • Lime wedges, adds acid
    • Cilantro, adds freshness
    • Slice jalapeno, adds heat
    • White Onions, adds sharpness
    • Avocado Slices or Guacamole, adds creaminess
    • Salsa Verde, any salsa will do and adds freshness and heat, but Salsa Verde is a personal favorite

I’m excited to deliver this post because Chorizo and Potato Tacos have intrigued me for some time because of the simplicity of the ingredients (yes, only 4 ingredients) and I hope you enjoy!

I bet you’re drooling, so let’s get cooking!

Chorizo & Potatoes Tacos

Ingredients, yes you see EVOO and salt & pepper, but those are just needed for the cooking process. This recipe is ONLY 4 ingredients 👍!

  • EVOO
  • 1lb of ground chorizo sausage
    • Remove the sausage casing, if needed
  • 2 cups of potatoes, small diced pieces
  • 2 cloves of garlic, smashed and chopped
  • 1/2 of red onion, small diced pieces
  • Salt & pepper, as desired for seasoning


1. Prepare your four ingredients and parboil your potatoes once cut.

2. Add some EVOO to a nonstick pan and warm to medium. Add your onion and garlic once the oil is warm and cook until slightly translucent. Salt and pepper, if you desire.

3. Now add your chorizo and cook for about 10 minutes.

4. Now add your parboiled potatoes and cook together until the chorizo is crisped to your liking.

5. Spoon the chorizo potato mixture until a tortilla and top with your favorite taco fixings. I hope you enjoy and cheers 🍻

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