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Tater Tot Taco Salad

Rated as 4.39 out of 5 Stars

"'Since I love potatoes and my husband and I both enjoy the flavor of tacos, this fun dish is a tasty meal-in-one for the two of us,' comments Eleanor Mielke (left with her husband, Tom) of Mitchell, South Dakota. 'It's not as messy as eating tacos...and the recipe can easily be doubled.'"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Bake Tater Tots according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning. Divide Tater Tots between two serving plates or bowls. Top with taco mixture, cheese, olives, lettuce, taco sauce and sour cream.

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SO GOOD!!! I layered it... 9x13 baking dish A way to take it to a potluck....=D Crispy t tots on bottom meat next a thin layer of refried beans next shredded cheese (it will melt if all is ho...

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I really didn't enjoy the tater tots in this as much as thought I would. Sorry, the texture was not as good as tortilla chips. And I think I would prefer some tomatoes or salsa instead of just t...

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SO GOOD!!! I layered it... 9x13 baking dish A way to take it to a potluck....=D Crispy t tots on bottom meat next a thin layer of refried beans next shredded cheese (it will melt if all is ho...

I made this for dinner yesterday and I made, what I thought, was too much to eat. But both my wife and I gobbled the whole thing up. I didn't have minature tater tots so I used the regular size...

This was pretty good. I would recommend making the beef as recommended on your taco-seasoning packet. I would also recommend using the tator tot crowns. I couldn't find minis either, and used...

Who would've thought tater tots for a taco salad? But it works! The thing that my hubby and I noticed off the bat is it isn't salty like it is when you use tortilla chips. I used Ore-Ida crow...

My family really liked this twist on the traditional taco salad (a staple meal in our home). Lighthouse has started making a salad dressing called jalapeno ranch. It is delicious--not too spicy...

I could not find miniature tater tots so I used Crispy Crowns. Because my boys are big eaters, I used a whole pound of meat. I made my own taco seasoning as well. Two cups of tater tots were mor...

very good..but I will use hash browns, sprayed the baking pan with oil and lightly spray the hash browns...then bake. Top with the rest of the fixings.

Loved it! Everybody loved it, especially the kids! It is important to get the tots super crispy and the more toppings the better! Definitely will be making this again!

Absolutely delicious! The combination of potatoes with taco fixings is surprisingly tasty. I couldn't get over how much better this was than traditional nachos. We now make this at least once a ...