Taco Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Taco Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

How To Make Taco Tater Tot Casserole

This loaded tater tot casserole makes the best weeknight dinner meal! It comes with some hearty beef and taco seasonings for a belly-filling dish.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 1lbground beef
  • 1cupwater
  • 6tbsptaco seasoning,or 2 packets of taco seasoning mix
  • 2cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 16ozfrozen tater tots,1 package


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  3. Cook the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes until completely browned.

  4. Whisk the water and 3 tablespoons of taco seasoning together.

  5. Add to the pan, stirring frequently for 3 to 4 minutes until most of the water is gone.

  6. Put the meat mixture into the bottom of the casserole dish.

  7. Toss the tater tots with the vegetable oil, then sprinkle the remaining taco seasoning over them evenly.

  8. Pour the meat mixture and cheese into the baking dish, then line up the tater tots on top in rows.

  9. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until the top is golden brown.

  10. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 314.11kcal
  • Fat: 24.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.80g
  • Trans Fat: 1.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.16g
  • Fiber: 0.85g
  • Sugar: 0.79g
  • Protein: 17.96g
  • Cholesterol: 73.92mg
  • Sodium: 713.02mg
  • Calcium: 233.84mg
  • Potassium: 242.29mg
  • Iron: 1.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 89.06µg
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