Mexican Potatoes Recipe
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Mexican Potatoes Recipe

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Cheese, jalapeno pepper, sour cream and green onions top these pretty potato slices, seasoned with dry ranch dressing mix. "I love to serve them to guests, and they love to eat them," notes Tony Horton of Van Buren, Arkansas. "You can use them as an appetizer or even as a side dish."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 8 medium red potatoes
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) pickled jalapeno pepper slices, drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 6 to 8 green onions, chopped


  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or just until tender. Drain; cool slightly.
  2. Cut potatoes into 1/4-in.-thick slices. Place in a single layer in three greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Top each with salad dressing mix, a jalapeno slice, cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with sour cream and green onions. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Potato Nachos in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p61

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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tourtiere User ID: 5691052 143280
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2012

"Do you just prepare ranch dressing as per package directions or just sprinkle the powder on the potato?"

vbhottie21 User ID: 2823587 71581
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"these are ALWAYS a hit at parties I take them to!"

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