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Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}

by Laura

If you have followed me for a while, you know I always love a good twist on a staple dish and today I have just that! For this recipe for Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}, we are taking good a old nachos and swapping out the chips to tater tots! I know it is AWESOME!

My kids love nachos and tater tots so it was the perfect marriage of two family favs! Now, I kept this recipe pretty basic and used what my family likes. However, feel free to get creative and add or change the ingredients for what your family loves.

Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos} | realmomkitchen.com


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Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}


  • 4 cups frozen tater tots, cooked according to pkg directions
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 pkg taco seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup nacho cheese sauce or shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup olives, sliced
  • 1 cup salsa or diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup guacamole
  • 1/4 chopped green onion or cilantro


  1. While tater tots cook, brown beef in a skillet until fully cooked. Drain off any excess grease.
  2. Add taco seasoning and water to the beef. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. To serve, top tater tots with beef mixture followed by nacho cheese sauce, olives, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, and green onion. (I place my sour cream in a quart sized freezer bag, then snip the corner of the bag. Then pipe the sour cream over the tot-chos) Serves 6.
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Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.


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1 comment

JustHeather August 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Oh, my goodness! That looks and sounds delish! I’ll have to see if I can find tater tots here.


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