Tater Tots® Nachos


This delicious dish takes classic nachos and replaces the chips with Tater Tots®; they are absolutely addictive! Serve with your favorite nacho toppings!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (32 ounce) package frozen bite-size potato nuggets (such as Tater Tots®)

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 cup spicy nacho cheese sauce

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ¼ cup diced onion

  • ¼ cup jalapeno pepper slices


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Arrange potato nuggets in a single layer on a baking sheet.

  3. Bake potato nuggets in the preheated oven until golden and heated through, 24 to 26 minutes.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Stir water and taco seasoning mix into beef; cook and stir until liquid is thickened, 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Pour cheese sauce into a microwave-safe bowl; heat in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir. Continue heating in 15-second intervals until hot, stirring between intervals.

  6. Spread potato nuggets on a serving plate. Top with meat, cheese sauce, sour cream, onion, and jalapeno slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

535 Calories
33g Fat
46g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 535
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 1351mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 623mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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