Want a fun spin on a fried snack food? These potato-filled taquitos use up leftover mashed potatoes wrapped in corn tortillas and air fried for that crunch! Don't have an air fryer? No worries! We have oven directions too.
For the Taquitos:
For the Crema:
Air Fryer Directions:
To Oven Bake: No air fryer no problem.
To Make the Crema:
Cooks Note: Mix half or more of a minced jalapeno to the mashed potatoes to add a little extra zing.
Batch cooking cuts down on time but definitely not on flavor! For this series, we started with the mashed potato recipe below. With the leftovers, we made these fun, crispy taquitos and then pulled a shepherd's pie together for dinner. Easy AND delicious!
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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