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Potato Casuelitas

  Masa flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for tamales)
  Idaho potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), mashed
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lard 4 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs), hot
  Queso quesadilla cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs), grated
  Garlic salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chipotle powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lime salt 1 Teaspoon

1. In a large bowl take masa flour, lard, salt and baking soda.
2. Mix it using a blender for 1 – 2 minutes.
3. Add hot water to the mixture and stir with the help of blender.
4. After that add grated queso quesadilla cheese, mashed potatoes, garlic salt, chipotle powder and lime salt. Mix well.
5. Take the dough and roll it with hand and give it a cup size shape.
6. Deep fry these Casuelitas.

7. After deep frying fill Casuelitas with Carnitas, garnish with cheese and avocado to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 510 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.4%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g44.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.4 mg5.1%

Sodium 1157.6 mg48.2%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 15 g30.1%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 33.4%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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