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Tater Tot-chos

 Tater Tot-chos
Playing with food is loads of fun when you have Tater Tots and taco toppings. Let kids build their own for smiles all around. — Eleanor Mielke, Mitchell, South Dakota
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 cups frozen miniature Tater Tots
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives, optional
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • Bake Tater Tots according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes
  • or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in taco
  • seasoning and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or
  • until thickened.
  • To serve, top Tater Tots with beef mixture, cheese, lettuce and, if
  • desired, olives. Serve with taco sauce and sour cream. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 375 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 828 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.