• Jason Smith

National Tator Tot Day!!!!

Updated: Mar 28, 2019

When life gives you tator tots you make "Can't Get Enough Tator Tot Bake."

What better way to celebrate National Tator Tot Day than with a one pan plan.

It's easy, tasty and quick. From 9-90 all will be pleased. They want be able to get enough. Most would think oh yeah lets fry tator tots cover in cheese and chili or just some ketchup, well I have taken the tator tot to the next level. Its really a blank canvas, you can do anything with them. So let your mind run wild with ideas, but make sure to start with my recipe and go from there. I can remember having tator tots at school as a child and couldn't wait, they was something we never had much and it was a special treat when we got them. That little crunchy, salty bits of heaven. It was like a extra gift from Santa every time. "You will lay your ears back and dive in."

Can’t Get Enough Tator Tot Bake

Jason Smith, FNS southerncountrybling.com

Serves 6-8

Ingredients:

1-320z Pkg Frozen Tator Tots

1 Pound Breakfast Sausage

4-Eggs

½-Red Onion, diced

½-Red Bell Pepper, diced

2-Clove Garlic, minced

2-Roma Tomatoes, diced

2-cups Mild or Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded

1-tsp Onion Powder

1-tsp Garlic Powder

1-TBSP Italian Seasoning

4-TBSP Butter, melted

Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:

· Preheat oven to 350, spray a 9x13 baking dish.

· Scramble and brown sausage.

· In a medium bowl whisk the eggs, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and Italian seasoning together.

· Stir in the cheese.

· Mix in the onions, peppers, garlic and tomatoes.

· Stir in the sausage.

· Pour into prepared baking dish.

· Top with tator tots in a single layer.

· Drizzle melted butter over top.

· Bake for 30-35 mins or until bubbly.

· Turn broiler to high and brown top.

Tip: This can be make with ground beef, ground turkey or or leave meat out for veggie alternative. Can also be made in a muffin tin for individual portions.

ENJOY!!!



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