Chef Becky’s Tater Tot Bake is Perfect for Tailgating and Parties

Tater tots are so trendy these days!! Watch me make a tasty dish using tater tots, ground beef, cheese, salsa, pickled jalapenos, , green onions, olives, and sour cream!

Tater Tot Taco Bake

  • 2 pounds tater tots
  • 1 ¼ pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • 1/3 cup pickled jalapenos
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup olives, sliced
  • ½ cup green onions
  1. Preheat oven to 425. Bake tots on a foil lined cookie sheet for 25 minutes. Keep the oven on.
  2. While the tots are baking, brown ground beef in a skillet and crumble well. Add packet of taco seasoning and 1 cup water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large cast iron skillet, or (13 X 9 casserole dish), place the hot tater tots. Cover evenly with the hot ground beef and then sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Add the pickled jalapeno slices, if desired.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes at 425.
  5. Remove from oven and top with salsa, green onions, sour cream, and black olives.