Adobo Potato Tacos

Who knew #healthy could be in the same sentence as #tacos?!? This fresh, healthy recipe uses homemade Adobo seasoning that is so good- you won’t even need sauce or condiments!! Even better? It’s Vegan.

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Adobo Potato Tacos


6-8 tortillas

6 white, golden or red potatoes

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 teaspoons adobo seasoning

salt to taste

1/4 teaspoon chili powder – optional

cayenne pepper – to taste- you control your heat

1 Tablespoon coconut oil

Sautéed vegetables:
1 large onion (sweet or spicy- you decide!)

1 bell pepper

3 garlic cloves

1 can of organic refried pinto beans — 1 teaspoon onion powder; 1/4 teaspoon cumin salt and garlic powder; 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika; 2-4 tablespoons almond milk to thin a bit.

1 large tomato

shredded lettuce

shredded red or purple cabbage

1-2 avocados

fresh cilantro

1 lime (optional- drizzle fresh juice or top with grated peel)


Preheat oven to 400º
In a large bowl add water. Chop the potatoes into small 1/2 inch to 1 inch thick chunks and add them to the water as you chop. Mix them around a bit then drain water. Dry the potatoes and bowl.
Now, line your baking sheet with parchment paper, or oil your skillet.
Add your potatoes, seasonings, and oil to your bowl. Mix well. Add the salt (if using) and mix once more. Evenly spread the potatoes on your baking sheet or skillet. Bake at 400º for 40-45 minutes. Sample a potatoes and add more seasoning/salt, if needed. They should be well seasoned.
Toppings and Sautéed Vegetables
Prepare your toppings by dicing the tomato and thinly chopping the lettuce and cabbage. Store in the fridge until ready to use.
Chop the onion, bell pepper and garlic.
Add a 1/4 teaspoon oil to a large pan. Sauté the onion bell pepper and garlic on medium-low heat for about 10-15 min.
Heat the beans in a large saucepan. Add spices.
To assemble:
Spread beans on your tortilla.
Add potatoes
Add onion, bell pepper and garlic (I pile them on)
Top with lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes, cilantro, avocado and a squeeze of fresh limetaco-close-up1.jpg

Enjoy!                                         1 Peter 4:8

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An 1840’s General Store situated on our property, is used as our on site Farmer’s Market. The old General Store was once the central hub for a railroad community, and served many important roles in the community of Goggans, even a United States Post Office until the 1960’s. It later served a new, bigger community purpose, inspiring our Farmers Market To You program to be born. This building is registered as a Historical site, and is adjacent to the old “Doctor’s Building”, which is rumored to have served as a Courthouse, among other things. The history on our property, rich with farming and community purpose, inspired us to serve our community in a new and exciting way.

We, both David and I, have always had a passion for growing flowers and plants, rooted from wonderful Grandmothers’ teachings. We, like everyone, began to make a more conscience effort to eat healthy and naturally grown fresh food. Since we have 80 acres, we began by adding a “small” acre and a half vegetable garden. When people began driving an hour or two, just to buy our tomatoes and cucumbers, we realized there was a real need in many communities for families like ours….and Farmers Market To You was born. We have been blessed to expand in to several of our neighboring communities, with our Farmers Market To You Market Basket program…and touch and reach families along the way. We  donate food and cash to needy families, food ministries, PTA’s, churches and other vital community service organizations in each of the communities we serve.

This recipe post created by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test. To see other fantastic recipes, or to find more healthy and delicious recipes, subscribe to our blog and follow us on Social Media.

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