Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.


12 servings

Updated: Nov. 29, 2023
This bacon cheeseburger tater tot casserole is the perfect dish to bribe your kids; homework, chores, piano practice—consider them done! —Deanna Zewen, Union Grove, Wisconsin
Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped and divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) Velveeta
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 package (32 ounces) frozen Tater Tots
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sliced dill pickles


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook beef and 1 cup onion, crumbling meat, until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender, 6-8 minutes; crumble meat; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, Velveeta, mustard and Worcestershire sauce until cheese is melted, 4-6 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. or 3-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bacon. Top with Tater Tots. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until bubbly. Top with tomatoes, pickles and remaining onion.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 479 calories, 31g fat (12g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 1144mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein.