Layered Tex Mex Potato Salad

Lynnda Cloutier


For this salad, you want to use a straight sided glass bowl. I use a trifle bowl. Looks lovely. Source unknown

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3 lbs. russet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
3 tbsp. olive oil, divided
1 pkg. taco seasoning
salt and black pepper
2 jars pickled jalapenos, 12 oz. each
16 oz. sour cream
1/2 cup purchased salsa verde
6 avocados
2 tbsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
2cups thinly sliced iceberg lettuce
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup chopped scallions
2 cans sliced black olives, 3.8 oz. each
1 pkg. purchased pico de gallo, drained, 16 oz
2 cups crushed corn chips


1Preheat oven to 450 with a baking sheet inside. Toss potatoes with 2 Tbsp. oil and 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning and season with salt and pepper. Transfer potatoes to hot baking sheet and roast til for tender, 20 minutes.
2Drain jalapenos, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Pour jalapeno juice over hot potatoes and chill til cool. Mix sour cream, salsa Verde, and 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning.
3Mash avocados with garlic, then season with salt. Layer potatoes, avocado mixture, jalapenos, and sour cream mixture in large glass bowl. cover and chill til ready to serve
4Whisk together lime juice, remaining 1 Tbsp. oil and taco seasoning; toss with lettuce, cilantro, scallions and olives. Top salad with lettuce mixture, pico de gallo and corn chips.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Regional Style: Mexican