Tater Tot Recipes: Kid-Friendly Meals

Crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, tater tots just beg to be eaten! While you could just bake up a whole pan, why not make the tater tots part of your meal? You could mix them with eggs to make a tater tot breakfast casserole. Or, pair them with vegetables and ground beef for a crazy good tater tot casserole. Another idea? Cheese, lots of it! You can try the tater tot taco bake or the cheesy tater tots casserole – two great kid-friendly meals. Or, if you get adventurous, try making your own tots from scratch using a homemade tater tot recipe. These fun recipes for kids are sure to impress!

Homemade Tater Tots

Have you ever wanted to make your own tater tots? Grab some potatoes and cooking oil! Boil potatoes and then mash before mixing it with cornstarch, a pinch of sugar and salt. Form into small cylinders and fry in hot oil. Drain on paper towels and you’ve made your own homemade tater tots with this recipe from Serious Eats.

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

This hearty tater tot breakfast casserole from Blog Chef will easily feed a hungry crowd. Brown ground breakfast sausage and diced bacon before mixing it with whisked eggs, milk and plenty of shredded cheese. The final touch? Cover the top with tater tots before baking.

Crazy Good Tater Tot Casserole

Move tater tots to the dinner table with this crazy good tater tot casserole dish from Recipes for Our Daily Bread. Start with cooked ground beef and mix in one can each of cream of celery and mushroom soups. Add in a full bag of mixed vegetables. Add a layer of shredded cheese followed by tater tots and then bake to crisp perfection.

Cheesy Tater Tots Casserole

Creamy from both sour cream and cream cheese, this cheesy tater tots casserole recipe from Ore-Ida also includes stuffing mix and cream of chicken soup. This recipe includes the best of Thanksgiving and breakfast all mixed into one dish.

Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

For a change, try ground chicken instead of beef for this chicken tater tot casserole meal from Recipe 4 Living. The chicken is sautéed with onion and then mixed in with cream of mushroom soup and frozen veggies. Cook covered in tater tots to the cheers of your hungry kiddos.

Tater Tot Taco Bake

This Mexican inspired tater tot taco bake from Just A Pinch Recipes is quick to make – and perfect for leftovers. Cook ground beef with plenty of taco seasoning and then add in shredded cheese, black beans, whole kernel corn and green chiles before pouring it into a casserole dish. Cook covered in more cheese and, of course, tater tots.


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