Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
This Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is super easy to prepare, and deliciously satisfying. Simply pop it in the oven, bake and enjoy!
This delicious Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is hearty and filling, and has a flavorful combination of all your favorite breakfast foods layered together into one delicious meal.
You simply cannot go wrong with the combination of sausage, eggs and cheese. Trust me, it will quickly become a family favorite! It’s the perfect lazy Saturday morning breakfast (or dinner). It’s a great dish to prepare for a family brunch, Thanksgiving or Christmas holidays or even a work potluck.
One of the great things about this casserole is that it is super easy to make. You can prepare it on weekends when you aren’t in the mood to cook, but still want something yummy for your family to eat. Or if you’ve had a busy day at work and need to get dinner on the table in a hurry, this casserole won’t disappoint.
This tater tot casserole can be prepared the night before or you can throw everything together in less than 10 minutes and bake.
Can A Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Be Prepared Ahead Of Time?
Yes, it can. Simply assemble the ingredients completely in your baking dish. Wrap it well, and store up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Remove from the refrigerator the next morning and let sit for about 30 minutes or until it becomes room temperature. Then place it in the oven to bake as directed.
How Long Will The Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Keep In The Refrigerator?
This tater tot casserole will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to 3 days. This casserole also freezes well. You can store the baked casserole in the freezer for up to 1 month.
Choose Your Meat: Instead of pork sausage, you can use bacon, ham, or turkey sausage.
Switch Up Cheeses: You can also use Mozzarella, Monterey Jack, or Cheddar Jack cheeses.
Add Some Veggies: Spruce things up with diced red and green bell peppers, green onions, tomatoes, or spinach.
Make It Vegetarian: Just remove the meat, and now you have a Vegetarian Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole.
1 lb Ground Sausage
8 Large Eggs
1 ½ Cups Half and Half
1 Small Onion, finely chopped
1 Tsp Garlic Powder
½ Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Black Pepper
2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
16 oz Pkg Frozen Tater Tots
1. Preheat oven to 350 ℉.
2. In a medium skillet, cook ground sausage over medium heat until cooked thoroughly. Crumble into small pieces while cooking.
3. Remove skillet from heat, and drain excess grease from sausage. Set aside.
4. Grease a glass 9′ x 13′ baking dish with butter or cooking oil spray.
5. Spread the crumbled sausage along the bottom of the greased baking dish.
6. In a medium bowl whisk the eggs, half and half, onion, garlic powder, salt, pepper and half of the cheese until well combined.
7. Pour the egg mixture over the sausage in the baking dish.
8. Place frozen tater tots evenly over the top of sausage, egg and cheese mixture.
9. Top with remaining shredded cheese.
10. Bake for approximately 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
11. Remove the casserole from the oven and let it sit for about 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with parsley if desired.
What Can I Serve With The Tater Tot Casserole?
Pancakes or waffles are always a go to in my household. You could serve up a stack of delicious pancakes or belgian waffles . Cinnamon rolls, scones, yogurt and fruit also pair well with the tater tot casserole.
I can’t think of a better way to start the day than with beef, tots, and cheese! That looks absolutely amazing.
Just looking at this is making me so hungry! I just want to smother it with salsa and sour cream and eat it all.
I think my family is going to love this. I’m definitely making it for breakfast this weekend.
Thanks for your recipe. This looks super tasty and I am going to try this out with my kids one day soon.
This looks so so good! I can’t wait to make that casserole, your recipe is very easy to follow, thank you so much.
Oh wow I think this is perfect for kids! I love the idea of having a potato-cheese dish that is so filling.
Annette, 3 Little Buttons
Now that looks like a whole heap of cheesy deliciousness. Yum!!! I don’t think we have tater tots in the UK. I wonder what would be similar.
Thank you Annette. Hashbrowns or frozen diced potatoes would work just as well as tater tots.
Oh this looks sooo delicious! I’m craving it right now…casseroles like this are such a nice dish for weekend breakfasts!
Thank you. It really is perfect, especially when you’re not in the mood to stand over a stove.
Merely gazing at this is causing my appetite to surge! I have an intense desire to cover it with my homemade salsa and consume the entire thing.
This blog was written for me. I’ve been looking for new breakfast inspiration and this is perfect. I have to keep it interesting so my son doesn’t get bored with my daily eggs. Thanks for the inspiration. Going to try to make this.
You’re very welcome! I think he’ll enjoy it.
Becky, Cuddle Fairy
This looks divine! I really miss tater tots here. I bet I could substitute another frozen potato for this. I love you can make it up in advance!