When stocking up on family-friendly foods in the frozen aisle, golden-crispy tater bites (also known as tater tots) are a no-brainer. Easy to make in minutes, served solo as a side dish or dressed up for snacking, no one can resist fried, fluffy pillows of potato.
But did you know those bites can also handle heavy lifting at dinnertime? We’ve got three hearty recipes that prove with tater bites in the freezer, dinner inspiration is never far away.
Cheeseburger and Tot Casserole
This one-dish wonder will change the way you think about a cheeseburger and fries. Tater bites make an easy crust for this hearty bake with ground beef, cheddar, and all your favorite burger fixins’.
Tater Tot Hash with Poached Eggs
Try this for an easy update to diner-style hash browns and eggs. Crispy, seasoned tots with fresh and roasted peppers are irresistible topped with a runny poached egg.
Potato and Maple Sausage Fri-tot-a Casserole
Turn breakfast into a special occasion anytime with this sweet-savory casserole. Maple sausage and eggs sandwiched between layers of potato bites topped with melty cheese is a satisfying meal-in-one.