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Potato taco bites on a marble board with a lime wedge and a glass of beer in the background.

Mini Vegan Potato Cup Tacos

Tender baby potatoes filled with savory taco filling and topped with avocado. A delicious Mexican appetizer.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican, Vegan
Keyword Mexican appetizer, potato appetizer, potato cups, taco cups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 20 Servings
Calories 70 kcal
Author Linda Meyer


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby potatoes scrubbed clean. We use tri-color but you can use yellow or red.
  • 2 avocados
  • 4 scallions finely chop 3 of them and thinly slice the 4th for garnish
  • 1 large Poblano pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tsp chili powder divided
  • 2 tsp cumin divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 small tomato sliced for garnishing.
  • ½ cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 cup Beyond Meat Feisty Crumbles optional


  1. Fill a pot with water and add the potatoes, bring to a boil.
  2. Boil for approximately 20 minutes or until you can just pierce them with a fork. Drain and let cool.
  3. Once the potatoes are cool, cut them in half and carefully scoop out the flesh (leave enough potato around the skin so it doesn’t fall aparand put in a medium bowl.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat and sauté the pepper and scallions, and Beyond Meat Crumbles (is usinuntil softened, approximately 7 minutes.
  5. Add 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp cumin, and salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute and remove from the heat.

  6. Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh and mash in a medium bowl with the remaining 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp cumin, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Add the pepper, onion, and crumble mixture to the reserved potato and stir to combine.

  8. Fill the potato skins with the potato mixture and top with the avocado and garnish with the cilantro, scallion, and tomato

  9. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Mini Vegan Potato Cup Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 283mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 236IU5%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.