tater tot nachos AKA totchos

Ground Beef Tater Tot Nachos

These "totchos" sure feel beefy. Killer cheat day meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 28-oz. bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning optional
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup white onion diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos
  • 1/2 cup ranch
  • 1/2 cup salsa of your choice


  • Per the package instructions, arrange all tater tots a single layer on a lubricated or foil-lined baking sheet and bake them until thoroughly warm. Remove from oven.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and heat a large pan or skillet over the stove with olive oil.
  • Turn the stove heat to medium high and add the onion, ground beef, and taco seasoning to the pan set over medium heat. Cook the beef, stirring occasionally, until it is cooked throughout.
  • Sprinkle the shredded cheese and ground beef over the tater tots and bake until the cheese is melted, usually 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tots from the oven and top them with the tomatoes & jalapenos. Serve with ranch and salsa.



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