Tater tots may not be the healthiest thing you’ll find in the grocery store, but man, kids go nuts for those things! Add veggies and protein, and your kids don’t mind as long as the tots are there. So with fun kid-pleasing dishes in mind, here’s a big list of tater tot recipes that’ll win your kids over.
Super Yummy Tater Tot Recipes
If you’re not crazy about store bought tater tots, make your own homemade tater tots instead. They freeze beautifully, and you can add whatever seasonings you and your family like to them from the start.
Start your day with a hearty breakfast. Tater Tot Breakfast Pizza is topped with scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese and bacon (throw in some veggies if you’d like) on a tater tot “crust.” Yum!
Who needs nachos when you can have totchos instead? Crispy tater tots topped with cheese, creamy ranch and bacon… you’ll love it!
Here’s the classic tater tot casserole I’ve grown up with. Just add ground beef, onion, spices, tots, cream of chicken soup and cheese, and you’re all set.
Swap out tortillas for tater tots, and you have yourself a cheesy Tater Tot Enchilada Bake.
Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots are a huge hit at tailgating parties. They pair perfectly with burgers or hot dogs.
“Cracked Out” Chicken Tater Tot Casserole has all the fixings… chicken, tater tots, cheese, bacon and ranch. This is on my must-try list!
This Mexican Tater Tot Casserole packs a flavorful punch. It’s spicy, hearty and the perfect meal when you’re craving comfort food.
Have you ever thought about combining tater tots and hot dogs into one simple (and delicious dish)? Thank goodness someone did: Chili Dog Tater Tot Casserole.
Here’s another totchos recipe: Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Nachos. With buffalo wing sauce, crumbled blue cheese and blue cheese dressing, it’s another game day winner.
Sloppy Joes are a family favorite here, so I know that Tater Tot Sloppy Joe Casserole will go over famously. I love that she works in lots of veggies, too… perfect for kids who aren’t exactly crazy about them.
This tater tot pizza casserole would be good for breakfast or dinner. It uses your traditional toppings like mushrooms, tons of mozzarella and pepperoni.
What’s more fun than food on a stick? Try Loaded Tater Tot Skewers for a party or reunion. Yummy!
How do you get your kids to eat broccoli? Throw it in with tater tots and ham! Kids rave about this Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Tater Tot Casserole.
Want potato skins but out of potatoes? No problem. Mash some tots into a muffin tin, and add your favorite toppings to make these Tater Tot Potato Skins.
Jalapeno Popper Casserole packs a spicy kick, but you can adjust it to your family’s spiciness level by adding fewer jalapenos if need be.
Country Chicken Tater Tot Casserole reminds me of a dish that my grandma used to make with mashed potatoes. Doesn’t it just scream “comfort food”?
And finally, here’s a Crockpot Tater Tot Casserole that you can make in the slow cooker. It doesn’t get much easier than that!