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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.
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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: 70kcal


  • 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


  • Fill a pot with water and add the potatoes, bring to a boil.
  • Boil for approximately 20 minutes or until you can just pierce them with a fork. Drain and let cool.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add the pepper, onion, and crumble mixture to the reserved potato and stir to combine.
  • Fill the potato skins with the potato mixture and top with the avocado and garnish with the cilantro, scallion, and tomato
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg