Roasted Poblano and Golden Potato Tacos

Vegetarian tacos get a bad wrap (get it?) for being “flavorless.”
I might argue these tacos have more bang than the “traditional meat” taco.
The fresh herbs bring delicious highlights to this dish.
I modified this recipe from one in the Food Network magazine by pumping up the popping, most flavorful ingredients!
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Ingredients:

3-4 poblano peppers, roasted

3 yukon golden potatoes (sliced into 1/4 inch pieces)

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 white onion, sliced thin
12 oz mushrooms
1-2 cloves of garlic
juice of 2-3 limes
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Cotija or any cheese to your liking
Cholula
Corn Tortillas (preferably La Banderita or homemade- check the ingredients before purchasing)
Directions:
1. Broil the poblano peppers (about 10 minutes on each side- but keep watch depending on oven temps).
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2. While the peppers are broiling, put potatoes in a large skillet and cover with water. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook 4-6 minutes (just until they begin to get tender). Drain.
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3. Reheat the skillet, add olive oil, and cook until golden crisp. Remove potatoes and sprinkle with 1/3 of the herbs.
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4. Heat the butter in the skillet and add the onions. Cook until golden brown. Add the mushrooms and beans, cook until warm.
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5. Meanwhile, peel back the skin of the roasted poblano peppers and cut into 1/2 inch slices.
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 6. Add the poblano, garlic, and another third of the herbs (save the last third of the fresh herbs for additional toppings) to the onion mixture. Then add the juice of 1-2 limes.
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7. Saute until everything is heated through!
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8. Serve with warm corn tortillas (see below for recommended corn tortilla brand), potatoes, and poblano mixture.
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Sprinkle with cotija cheese, lime slices, rest of the fresh herbs, and cholula sauce.
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side note: after searching through multiple brands of corn tortillas, I was pleasantly surprised to find a brand that had only three ingredients! this also means they won’t last as long, so be sure to re-wrap and refrigerate after opening to extend their life 🙂
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cheers and happy evolving!

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