Chorizo Potato Puffy Tacos

Pile on the freshness! These biscuit tacos are topped with a homemade tomatilla salsa and yummy cheese.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb ground pork chorizo
1
bag (11.8 oz) Green Giant® Seasoned Steamers™ frozen backyard grilled potatoes
1
can Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 ct)
3
medium tomatillos, quartered
2
large avocados, pitted, peeled and cubed
1
cup fresh cilantro, chopped
3/4
cup crumbled Cotija (white Mexican) cheese or queso fresco cheese (3 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook chorizo 8 to10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, microwave frozen potatoes for 5 minutes as directed on bag. Remove from bag and coarsely chop potatoes. Stir into chorizo. Keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, separate each biscuit into 2 layers. Press each layer into 4-inch round. Place on large ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown, rotating cookie sheets after 5 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in food processor, place tomatillos, avocados, 1/2 cup of the cilantro, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Cover; process 20 to 30 seconds or until smooth.
  • 4 To assemble tacos, gently fold each biscuit in half. Fill each with 1/4 cup chorizo mixture and 2 tablespoons salsa. Sprinkle with cheese and remaining cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1170mg
    1170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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