These loaded tater tot nachos recipe is the perfect game day appetizer. We have what is soon to be your favorite loaded totchos recipe.
Our house is a big fan of tater tots. We love them with everyday meals but are big fans for game day.
If you looking for Easy Super Bowl Appetizers, then we have you covered!
These totchos are so easy to make and are just as good as your favorite bar.
WHAT ARE TOTCHOS?
Totchos is a funny word, and definitely not something that rolls off the tongue. For those looking to understand what exactly totchos are, then you should know they are tater tot nachos. It is a Superbowl favorite appetizer like nachos but with tater tots instead of chips.
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WHO INVENTED TOTCHOS?
I sure wish it was me that had invented this delicious potato awesomeness. It was in fact a gentleman by the name of Jim Parker out of Portland Oregon that is credited with bringing Totchos recipe mainstream. I am so HAPPY he did!
I love nachos, especially tater tot nachos.
TO MAKE THESE TATER TOT NACHOS RECIPE, YOU’LL NEED:
This tachos recipe is so easy to make and you can load them up as much or as little as you like.
- Tater Tots
- Ground Beef
- Cheddar Cheese
- Taco Spices
- Red Onion, diced
- Sour Cream
- Jalapeño, sliced into rounds
- Lime, sliced
- Tomatoes, diced
- Avocado, diced
- Cilantro, fresh
- Green Onion (optional)
How To Cook Tater Tot Nachos
Make tater tots according to packaging. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F for 29 minutes.
Cook ground beef in the skillet using taco seasonings.
Set aside beef and tater tots.
Slice Jalapenos into rounds.
Dice tomatoes and red onions.
Then, remove the pit and dice the avocado. Add lime juice on top to avoid browning.
Right before you will serve the Tater Tot Nachos, set the oven to broil at 500 Degrees F.
Add the cooked tater tots into a cast-iron pan or baking sheet that can go in the oven.
Then, add cooked seasoned ground beef on top of the tater tots
Next, add cheddar cheese on top of the ground beef.
Heat the tater tots in the oven for 2 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.
Add sour cream on top of the tater tot melted cheese.
Then, add tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and red onion on top. If you are running low on any of those ingredients, then feel free to add pico de gallo in its place.
While I love the loaded tater tot nachos recipe, there are so many options for toppings. In order to make vegetarian totchos, simply replace the ground beef with beans. If you are looking for a Vegan Tater Tot Nacho recipe, eliminate the cheese and sour cream and load up on the grilled veggies and you have yourself a treat!
Topping Ideas For Tater Totchos
You can also look to adding pulled pork, chicken, or black beans as alternatives for the ground beef.
OTHER TATER TOT RECIPES YOU'LL LOVE
If you love these easy, delicious loaded tater tot nachos, please check out my other tater tot recipes
- Loaded Tater Tot Skewers
- Loaded Tots - Loaded Tater Tot Bites
- Pizza Tater Tot Skewers
- Homemade Zucchini Tater Tots
OTHER GAME DAY APPETIZERS YOU'LL LOVE
- Cheeseburger Meatballs
- Campfire Nachos
- Easy Cheese Ball Recipe
- Cheesy Butternut Squash Risotto Balls
- Bloody Mary Skewers
- Pizza Tater Tot Skewers
- Carne Asada Potato Skins
- Loaded Potato Dip
- Chicken Parmesan Bites
- Cheddar Fried Ravioli
Here are some of the questions you might have now that you have started making our loaded tater tot nachos.
In order to make your tater tots extra crispy, you can of course cook them longer than what the package states. Or, if I am looking for them to be extra crispy tater tots, I will spray the top of the tater tots with cooking spray before I put them into the oven.
Air frying tater tots is as simple as throwing them into the air fryer basket at 400 degrees. Spray cooking spray over the top and cook for 15 minutes. Flipping the tots every five minutes helps make sure all sides are crispy.
Generally, tater tots are vegan. It is important to check the package that you purchase as well as pay attention to the cooking spray you spray onto them.
- 16 ounces Bag of Tater Tots, ½ bag
- .5 pounds Ground Beef
- .5 package Taco Seasoning
- .5 cup Sour Cream
- .5 Jalapeno
- .5 cup Tomato
- .5 Avocado
- .25 Red Onion
- 1 Lime
- 1 tablespoon cilanto
- Make tater tots according to packaging. 450 degrees F for 29 minute
- Cook ground beef in the skillet using taco spices.
- Set aside beef and tater tots.
- Slice Jalapenos into rounds.
- Dice tomatoes and red onions.
- Then, remove the pit and dice the avocado. Add lime juice on top avoid browning.
- Right before you will serve the Tater Tot Nachos, set the oven to broil at 500 Degrees F.
- Add the cooked tater tots into a cast iron plan or any pan that can go in the oven.
- Then, add cooked ground beef on top of the tater tots.
- Next, add cheese on top of the ground beef.
- Heat the tater tots in the oven for 2 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.
- Add sour cream on top of the tater tot melted cheese.
- Then, add tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and red onion on top.
- Serve hot
Serving Size:4 people
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1841Saturated Fat: 40gCholesterol: 221mgSodium: 3611mgCarbohydrates: 149gFiber: 22gSugar: 13gProtein: 54g
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