Taco Taters

Taco Taters


4  medium russet or Idaho baking potatoes (about 1 1/3 lb) 
1  package (1 oz) taco seasoning mix 
3  tablespoons cornmeal 
1/4  cup olive or vegetable oil 
 Salsa, if desired


1.Heat oven to 450°F. Pierce potatoes with fork; place on microwavable paper towel or roasting rack in microwave. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking, until almost tender.

2.Meanwhile, in large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix taco seasoning mix and cornmeal.

3.Cut cooked potatoes lengthwise into quarters; place in large shallow dish. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. With large slotted spoon, place potatoes in plastic bag of seasoning mixture; shake to coat. Arrange potatoes on ungreased cookie sheet.

4.Bake about 8 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Serve with salsa.