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Potato Tlacoyos in Green Sauce

1h 10 mins
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Prepare this economic and delicious appetizer, which is also very easy to cook. Rich potato tlacoyos with a delicious green sauce, served with cream, cheese, onion and cilantro. Sensational!
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6 portions
  • 2 liters Water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 tablespoons lard
  • 1/4 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cups Cotija cheese
  • 500 grams corn dough
  • 1 kilo tomato, for the sauce
  • 4 serrano peppers
  • 1/4 onions, for the sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, for the sauce
  • 1/4 cups fresh coriander, for the sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oil, for the sauce
  • to taste red onion, To serve
  • to taste fresh coriander, To serve
  • to taste Cotija cheese, To serve
  • to taste sour cream, To serve


In a saucepan over medium heat heat the water and cook the potatoes with salt until they are very soft.
For the filling, in a pan over medium heat heat the lard, add the onion, the potatoes and mash until a puree is formed, add the Cotija cheese, season with salt and pepper. Let cool and reserve.
With your hands form a small ball of corn dough, cup and fill with a spoonful of the potato filling, close and give it a tlacoyo shape.
Heat a comal over medium heat, cook the tlacoyos for 5 minutes on both sides over low heat. Reserve hot.
For the sauce, in a pot with boiling water, cook the tomatoes with the chilies, onion, garlic and cilantro until they change color. Sneak
Blend the cooked vegetables until a sauce is obtained.
In a pot heat the oil, pour the sauce and fry for 10 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
Serve the tlacoyos and bathe with green sauce, garnish with onion, cilantro, cheese and cream.


In an extended dish with a fresh Jamaica drink.


If you notice that the dough is very dry you can add a spoonful of butter to moisturize it.

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Ratings (11)
Sonia Alvarez
08/12/2020 23:32:32
Se ven muy sabrosisimos
Alfred Garcia
24/10/2020 10:54:26
Delicious ¡¡¡👍🤤🤤
Betsaida Balam
28/02/2020 15:22:15
Me encantó mucho, fue muy fácil de hacer ademas de que es muy deliciosa. Lo recomiendooo!!
MaryZam Vázquez
24/09/2019 08:45:42
Fáciles de hacer y muy ricos algo economico y delicioso
Claudia Monjaras
15/09/2019 16:39:47
Deliciosos y muy fácil de preparar
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